Welcoming Michigan Statewide Convening

Friday, September 15th, 2017


Washtenaw Community College

Morris Lawrence Building

4800 E Huron River Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48105


Welcoming Michigan is excited to host its 4th annual gathering of community members and municipal partners to learn from each other and share promising practices around immigrant integration. Join us for a dynamic day of networking with welcomers from around the state!

Note: As of September 8th, we are at maximum capacity and registration is CLOSED.

Check out the amazing lineup of speakers and workshops: http://tinyurl.com/2017WelcomingAgenda

Interested in carpooling with someone from your city to the Convening? Sign up here by September 8, 2017. If you have any questions, contact Yuliya at yharris@michiganimmigrant.org. If you would like to drive people from a common location, click on the blue car in the upper left to add your name. If you would like to join a carpool click "Join." If there is not currently a carpool listed from your location, or not enough drivers, you can click "Join Waitlist" on the right. We'll let you know if a carpool opportunity opens up in your area!

Did you miss the previous events? See some of the materials below...

Recap: 2016 Statewide Convening

In September 2016 Welcoming Michigan hosted its third annual statewide convening in Lansing. Attendees learned about welcoming initiatives across the state, heard inspiring words from Deepa Iyer, and connected with a variety of presenters on the topics of Education, LGBT Immigrants, Faith-based Initiatives, Storytelling, Local ID Programs, Language Access, Community Engagement, Housing, and Immigration Law. If you missed the 2016 convening, check out some of the news coverage, conference highlights, photos, and conference materials. Agenda available here.

Recap: 2015 Statewide Convening

In September 2015 Welcoming Michigan hosted its second annual statewide convening with 150 participants from the state's Welcoming Cities & Counties. Attendees learned about welcoming initiatives across the state, how to be an immigrant rights ally, and heard from a variety of panelists on the topics of Welcoming Schools, Power of Arts & Culture to Unite Communities, Local ID Programs, Ensuring Language Access, and engaged in sector specific Learning Circles. Check out some of the Twitter highlights, photos, and conference materials.