Welcoming Roanoke

welcoming-roanoke-horiz-logoEveryone is welcome in the City of Roanoke. 

Welcoming Week 2018 Recap

The City of Roanoke celebrated its first Welcoming Week in Sept. 2018. More than 400 people participated in a wide variety of events, including a Soccer Party, Intro to Arabic Class, Multilingual Adult Spelling Bee, a free Cultural Intelligence Workshop, Community Potluck and Immigration Discussion, Welcoming Week Trivia, and a LatinX Job Fair. In addition to hosting events, the city distributed 2,400+ welcomer buttons, stickers, flyers, postcards, and posters throughout the community. 

For more information about Welcoming Roanoke activities and how you can get involved, please contact Roanoke's Citizen Engagement Officer, Whitney Slightham, at whitney.slightham@roanokeva.gov or 540-853-6428.


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