The Dayton City Commission announced at its September 13 meeting that Dayton is the first Certified Welcoming city in the United States. Certified Welcoming is a formal designation for cities and counties that have taken action on their commitment to immigrant inclusion and have met the high bar of a Welcoming Standard as determined through a rigorous independent audit. Read More here.
This announcement kicks off Welcoming Week in Dayton and around the nation! Welcoming Week is an annual series of events that brings together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Join us at one of our events!