THE WELCOMING CENTER FOR NEW PENNSYLVANIANS

Connecting immigrants, employers, & communities

 

The Welcoming Center expands the regional tax base by encouraging population growth, job creation, and entrepreneurship.

 
 

The Welcoming Center revitalizes struggling neighborhoods by helping small business owners on key commercial corridors.

 
 

The Welcoming Center connects Pennsylvania employers with legal, work-authorized immigrant jobseekers.

 
 

The Welcoming Center attracts international talent by bringing skilled immigrant professionals to Pennsylvania.

 
 

The Welcoming Center raises the region's international profile by attracting workers and businesses from around the world.

 

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Thanks to all who supported the 2014 Solas Awards! We were honored to welcome more than 300 guests at our May 1 celebration.

This year's honorees included Chef Jose Garces & Dr. Beatriz Mirabal Garces, Ajay Raju, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


See pictures from the event and view a list of our sponsors

2014 ANNUAL APPEAL

Give to the Welcoming Center and help newcomers like Harvinder (below) realize their dreams in America!

 

Harvinder headshot

IMMIGRANT PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM

The Immigrant Professionals Program offers foreign-trained, work-authorized professionals the support they need to re-enter their careers in the U.S. 

LEARNING ENGLISH

English as a Second Language

Learning English is a key step in adapting to American life. The Welcoming Center and other nonprofits provide classes across the Philadelphia region. Use our database to find a class near you!