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St. Louis Mosaic Project
Welcoming America

Welcoming America

Welcoming America is a nonprofit leading a movement of inclusive communities becoming more prosperous by ensuring everyone belongs, including immigrants. They connect a broad network of nonprofits and local governments and support them in becoming truly welcoming places by providing communities the roadmap they need to create welcoming policies and share new approaches to inclusion to create an environment where everyone can truly thrive

The St. Louis Mosaic Project is a regional initiative within the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and the World Trade Center St. Louis. St. Louis aims to be a cultural mosaic because this community believes that immigrants invigorate our region. We want to share our community with its great neighborhoods, outstanding schools, plus some of the best hospitals and cultural destinations in the world.

We are a proud member of Welcoming America and have created this online hub to showcase the breadth and depth of our region's welcoming spirit and commitment to helping all foreign-born newcomers create a sense of belonging.

St. Louis Mosaic Project

About Welcoming Week

Since 2012, Welcoming Week has served as the annual campaign and celebration led by Welcoming America to showcase the growing movement of communities striving to be more welcoming places for all, including immigrants. The week highlights the many organizations and cities that bring together neighbors of all backgrounds to build strong connections and affirm the importance of welcoming and inclusive places in achieving collective prosperity. 

Welcoming Week Events in St. Louis

Sept 10 - 19, 2021

St. Louis is a welcoming region and we're excited about the variety of activities taking place this week! If you'd like to add your event to this hub, please email the name, date and a description, along with an image, to Questions? Call or text 314-749-6004. 



Click on the image for details! (new events are being added weekly - check back often!)


Challenge yourself to get into the welcoming spirit

Are you just as excited for Welcoming Week as we are? You can start participating now! Do your part and complete one or more of the simple challenges below to spread the word and ENTER A CHANCE TO BE FEATURED IN OUR NEWSLETTER!

Challenge #1

Watch Welcoming America's national campaign video and send it to atleast two of your friends

Click here to watch the video

Challenge #2

Visit and read or listen to at least one person’s story about #belonging

Challenge #3

Use Welcoming America’s hashtag #belongingbeginswithus in a social media post and don't forget to tag us!





Challenge #4

Get the latest news about Welcoming Week 2021 by signing up for Welcoming America’s newsletter.

Newsletter sign up can be found at the bottom of the page here

Challenge #5

Check out this page regularly  to see what fun events will be happening in St. Louis during Welcoming Week!

Challenge #6

Visit Welcoming America’s store for some Welcoming Week merchandise! All purchases will support Welcoming America’s work to create communities that are inclusive of all people, including immigrants and refugees.

Check out the store here

Challenge #7

Check out a recipe from "Taste of Belonging" cook book and post a picture of your dish & tag us


Click here to see the Taste of Belonging cook book 

Twitter: @STLMosaic

Facebook: @STLMosaicProject

Challenge #8

Invite at least one friend to a Welcoming Week event

Completed one or more of the challenges? Click on the button below for a chance to be featured!