Pam Gemmer knows a thing or two about volunteering. Being a Natural Helper for the Immigrant Welcome Center is just one role among dozens she holds in the community. A retired teacher, Gemmer put her passion for language and learning to work in the 2015 Indiana General Assembly and played a significant role in getting […]
Mayor Ballard affirms Indianapolis as a Welcoming City that respects and embraces the cultural and economic contributions of immigrants Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard recently affirmed Indianapolis’ commitment to identify opportunities to engage Indy’s global immigrant communities and further immigrants’ role in building the local economy as part of the Welcoming America […]
After watching a group of Ethiopian teenagers walk through the snow wearing sandals and no winter coats, Abey, a Natural Helper from the Immigrant Welcome Center, was compelled to help. She recruited friends and together they bought inexpensive coats and blankets to give to the children so their walk to school could be warmer. “They […]
The Immigrant Welcome Center went to Dayton on January 30th for a City-to-City visit with Welcome Dayton. Read about the visit here.
How we helped our clients in 2014
On WFYI’s ” NO Limits” Radio Program, Executive Director Terri Morris Downs explains why President Obama’s Administrative Actions benefits our communities. In the Indianapolis Star, Matthew Tully shares why it is important for Indianapolis to welcome immigrants if it is going to be a vibrant, international city.
Are you an immigrant who has started your own business? Do you know a New American with the entrepreneurial spirit who drivesinnovation and fuels our economy? We want to hear your story! Follow the links below for the flyer and contest Rules: Ethnic Media Contest Flyer Contest Rules
IndyStar, October 14 “Art experts and the public often disagree over what is great, but consensus over the weekend brought $300,000 to Anila Quayyum Agha of Indianapolis.” Read article.