News & Notes

  • Jan 26, 2017
    President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Wednesday, January 25 attacking America’s status as a nation of immigrants. We at The Welcome Project are saddened but steadfast. We will not waiver in continuing the work our communities have entrusted us to do; building the collective power of immigrants to help shape community decisions and pursuing the American vision of liberty and justice for all.
     
  • Dec 11, 2016
    This past month, the board of The Welcome Project was busy selecting new members. To shed some light on the process as well as the general functions of the board, we talked to TWP board president, Cesar Urrunaga. Cesar emphasized that there was nothing like The Welcome Project for his parents to help orient them to the US system. This partially fuels Cesar’s commitment to TWP and the immigrant community of Somerville.
  • Dec 1, 2016
    “America is already great, because people connect with each other, support each other, and look for a way to live together.” -Felix D. Arroyo

    The Welcome Project celebrated Hispanic heritage month in October by hosting Latin Night, an evening of art and civic engagement. The night’s highlight was when Felix Arroyo, Register of Suffolk Probate and Family court, gave a talk about what it means to him to celebrate Hispanic heritage month.