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Welcoming Week Salt Lake- 2018

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New Americans Portrait Exhibit

September 1st-23rd


County Library | Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 W County Library | Columbus, 2530 S 500 E

Welcoming Salt Lake raises awareness of the economic and cultural contributions immigrants bring to the Salt Lake community. This portrait exhibit shows prominent leaders alongside immigrants to demonstrate that Salt Lake County is a welcoming county.

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Mexican Independence Day

September 15th


Centro Cívico Mexicano | 155 S 600 W | 6 - 10 pm

A celebration for the entire family with live music and dances, authentic snacks and the official Grito civic ceremony. Sponsored by the Consulate of Mexico.

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Cleaning Kit for Refugees

September 17th & 19th


Lincoln Elementary, 3700 S 450 E | 10:30 - 3 p.m. (drop off: portable classroom, north parking lot)

During Welcoming Week we will be collecting cleaning kits and bottles of laundry detergent.

The Sharehouse is run by a partnership with the Utah Refugee Connection and The Granite School District's Educational Equity Department.

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New American Food Night at the Tuesday Farmers Market

September 18th


Pioneer Park | 300 S 300 W | 4 p.m. - Dusk

Enjoy a variety of international cuisines while supporting emerging New American food entrepreneurs from Spice Kitchen Incubator.

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Spice Kitchen Incubator: Spice to Go

September 18th - 20th


Spice Kitchen | 2180 S 300 W, #102 | 4 - 6:30 p.m.

Support refugee chefs and entrepreneurs by ordering cuisine from a different country on Tuesday, September 18, by 12 pm, and pick it up–hot and ready to go–on Thursday, September 20.

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Welcoming Week Celebration

September 21st


County Library | 8030 S 1825 W | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Salt Lake County Library is celebrating Welcoming Week with a private tour of our West Jordan Branch, stories, songs, and crafts. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to sign up for your free County Library card.

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Citizenship Application Assistance Workshop

September 22nd


SL Community College, 1575 State St | 10 - 1 p.m.

Learn more about how to apply for U.S. citizenship. Meet with lawyers and legal representatives to get started on your application, check the status of your application, and find out if you are eligible to waive the citizenship application fee.

Bring your permanent resident card, recent tax return, and recent address and employment history with you.

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Forced to Flee: Refugee Camp Exhibit

September 27th


Gallivan Center | 239 Main St | 5 - 7:30 p.m.

Join Catholic Community Services of Utah to experience the journey of a refugee as they guide you through the mock process of becoming a refugee and resettlement process. This is a great event for the whole family and opportunity to teach children about refugees around the world. Admission is FREE. Donations will be accepted at the event.

Welcoming Salt Lake
2001 S State Street  N1-130
PO Box 144575
Salt Lake City, UT 84190
Phone: (385) 468-4861