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Welcoming San Diego brings all San Diegans together to focus on bridging native-born and newcomer communities through discussions on expanding opportunity and advancing shared ideals.

Feb 2019: Strategic Plan Launch

Your input and ideas, combined with the analysis of national best practices and existing local efforts, have culminated into a 5-year plan with recommendations on cross-sector collaboration, education, inclusion, community development, economic opportunity and civic engagement. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, along with other community leaders, announced the launch of our Immigrant & Refugee Integration Strategic Plan at the New Americans Museum on Feb. 4, 2019.

To read the full report, visit the Strategic Plan page

Selected Press Coverage:

San Diego mayor unveils plan to integrate immigrants (Associated Press)
San Diego mayor to name immigrant affairs manager to welcome newcomers (U-T San Diego)
Immigrants welcome in San Diego. Leaders right to roll out the welcome mat (U-T San Diego Editorial)
City announces plan to help immigrants transition to living in San Diego (Fox 5)
Program helps put skilled immigrants in the San Diego workforce (U-T San Diego)

Video of the press conference:

Highlights of other past events:

June 2018: Upskilling the New American Workforce (SD Workforce Partnership)

April-May 2018: Community Forums (Coverage by KPBS)

February 2018: Kickoff Summit (Coverage by San Diego Union-Tribune)

November 2017: Immigrant Integration and Gateways for Growth: Comparative Perspectives (UC San Diego)


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