Welcoming Week: Diversity Awards Breakfast
8:30 AM08:30

Welcoming Week: Diversity Awards Breakfast

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Join us for this celebration of cultural diversity! The Welcoming Week Diversity Awards Breakfast will be hosted by Purdue University Fort Wayne, on Friday, September 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the Walb International Ballroom. The event is free to attend and a light continental breakfast will be served. Anyone interested in attending should RSVP by clicking the button below.

The Diversity Awards Breakfast will cap off a week of events celebrating Welcoming Week, which is recognized in cities across the United States during the week of September 14 – 23. Welcoming Week’s purpose is to bring together immigrants, refugees and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone in our communities.

Welcoming Fort Wayne is a local non-profit dedicated to promoting immigrant integration into the greater Fort Wayne area by supporting economic development, ensuring equity in education, government, health and social services, as well as promoting an appreciation of arts and culture.

Organizations supporting the Welcoming Week Diversity Awards Breakfast include: Welcoming Fort Wayne, Purdue University Fort Wayne, the City of Fort Wayne, Amani Family Services, Trinity English Lutheran Church, the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation, The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, Friends of the Third World, Associated Churches, Fort Wayne Community Schools and Many Nations Church.

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RSVP to emerritt@amanifamilyservices.org and let us know if you, your family, and/or your friends will be attending! 

In your RSVP please let us know if you are able to bring a dish for the potluck as well as the country the dish is associated with! No desserts, please. 😉

We are also taking requests for music, so send us some of your favorite international songs or artists to add to our playlist! 🎶

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