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Celebrating WelcomingNWA 2015

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On September 19, 2015, Northwest Arkansas joined National Welcoming Week for the first time. 200+ neighbors showed up to celebrate the diversity of their home region. Mayor Sprouse of Springdale, AR came out to announce that the week would officially be proclaimed Welcoming Week.

News coverage of the event:

Learn more about the organizations involved:

  • Arkansas United Community Coalition

  • Chinese Association of NWA

  • Compassion Fayetteville

  • Dance Enhance Entertainment

  • EngageNWA

  • Hmong National Development, Inc.

  • The Jones Center

  • Legal Aid of AR

  • Marshallese Consulate

  • Marshallese Educational Initiative (MEI)

  • Northwest Arkansas Council

  • Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center

  • NWA Community College (NWACC)

  • OMNI Center

  • One Community

  • Springdale Family Literacy Program

  • Springdale Fire Department

  • Team Springdale

  • Undocumoney

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

  • UofA Multicultural Center

Learn more about the performers:

  • Calle Soul

  • Chinese Association of Northwest Arkansas

  • Hmong Student Association at the University of Arkansas

  • Hmong Culture Club at Northwest Arkansas Community College

  • Luke Pruitt

  • Maria Jibas & Calianna Domnick (Singing and Ukelele)

  • Stephen Pollard (Hawai’ian Dance)

  • Yemi Agbaje (Kizumba Dance)

  • Kayla Maddison, Maddison Chong gum, & Julia Chong gum

  • JociAnna Chong gum, Lillian Chong gum, Lynnmat Chong gum, Molly Chong gum Petersen, & Rikrang Chong gun Abitlom

VIEW PHOTOS OF THE EVENT

VIEW VIDEOS OF THE EVENT

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Springdale, AR 72764



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