Welcoming Economies Toolkit

Use these items to improve your own message and impact your work.

Guide to Immigrant Economic Development

Released at the 3rd Annual Convening in Dayton, this first-ever Guide to Immigrant Economic Development guide captures the practices, strategies and models that can provide a framework for those working in immigrant economic development, and can help them develop their own initiatives based on their local needs and infrastructure.


Cities of Migration Webinar

Welcoming Economies: Immigrants are key to Inclusive Economic Growth

This webinar was co-hosted by Cities of Migration and Welcoming America as part of a Welcoming Economies webinar series.

Use these statistics to help make the case for immigrants across the country.

WE Global Presentations

Ideas that Innovate

A collection of state and local public policies that further efforts to pursue immigrant economic development strategies.

Resources for State by State Research

  • State Immigration Data Profiles

    Migration Policy Institute

  • The International Student Economic Value Tool

    NAFSA: Association of International Educators

  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Innovation, and Welcoming Initiatives by State

    Immigration Policy Center

  • The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians State by State

    Immigration Policy Center

Welcoming America Toolkits

Strengthen your message and outreach

Key message points

  • Facebook Tips

    Use these 8 Facebook tips to strengthen your message and outreach, and grow your audience.