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City to City

Immigrant Welcome Center Executive Director, Terri Morris Downs, traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, as part of a city-to-city visit sponsored by Welcoming America and the Welcoming Economies Global Network.  During the two-day trip last month, representatives of Buffalo, Des Moines, Detroit, and Indianapolis met with several local economic development and immigrant- and refugee-serving organizations to learn about St. […]

New Job Opportunities Page!

The Immigrant Welcome Center proudly presents our new and improved Jobs Page! Here you’ll find a variety of jobs from hourly to management level, full-time to seasonal, gardening to health care. Employers now have the ability to advertise their open positions directly to our job seekers through our job submission page. Questions? Contact Angie Le […]

Household Goods and Toiletries Giveaway

The Immigrant Welcome Center is hosting a toiletries and household drive for newcomer immigrants and refugees in Indianapolis. We are accepting at The Immigrant Welcome Center, Southeast Community Center, 901 Shelby Street, 3rd floor, Indianapolis, IN 46203.       Needed Toiletries and Household Items: -Toothpaste -Children’s Books and Toys -Handsoap -Toothbrushes -Towels -Shampoo -Liquid […]

Immigration 101

How can I change my visa? Can I apply for work authorization? Many newcomers have general questions about changing their legal status. Join attorney Dallin Lykins of Lewis Kappes, P.C. – Immigration for a legal presentation that will answer these basic legal questions. PLEASE NOTE: Individual consultations will not be offered. Free and open to the public.

IWC Welcomes New Volunteers and Board Members

Immigrant Welcome Center Adds Ten New Volunteers For Outreach, Two New Members to the Board of Directors In February 2018, the Immigrant Welcome Center elected two new members to its volunteer Board of Directors and added 10 new volunteers to its ranks to help serve Indianapolis’ growing immigrant communities. The Immigrant Welcome Center relies upon scores […]

Enjoying the Season with IWC’s Natural Helpers

Natural Helpers told us what they like to do in autumn and what they are thankful for this year. “My favorite autumn activity in Indiana is visiting Kelsay Farms for a Family Picnic. Here we can show the kids what a real farm looks like with plenty of activities. We can feed the cows here and see how the […]

Volunteers Create Indianapolis English Classes Map

What do you do when you need to find someplace? Maybe you’re looking for a restaurant, a library, a store, or a gas station. I’m going to guess that your answer was “search on Google Maps”. Most of us who have access to a smart phone, whether we are new to a city or long-time residents, use […]

Prepared families = Stronger communities

We know that many immigrant families feel fear that they could be separated due to emergencies such as detention or deportation, but we believe our communities and families are stronger when we are prepared. As a follow up to many Know Your Rights presentations that have been held since the change in U.S administration in […]