welcome_week_rgbThe job market is changing. It is no longer people going where jobs are. Instead, people are going where they want to live and jobs are going where the people are. Today’s talent is looking for a city that is aesthetically pleasing, welcoming and open to diversity.

Anchorage is a member of the National Welcoming Cities initiative and LWP’s One Anchorage, One Economy team is supporting the city’s first-ever Welcoming Week Anchorage, September 12-20!

Welcoming Week events:

  • Sept. 14: Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Make It Monday Welcome Week Forum, 12-1 p.m. at the Dena’ina Center
  • Sept. 16: Welcome Week Naturalization Ceremony/Reception for new U.S. citizens, 12 p.m. at the Z.J. Loussac Library Anchorage Assembly Chambers
  • Sept. 17: Welcome Week Reception and Open House, 6:30-8 p.m at the Anchorage Museum
  • Sept. 19: Welcoming Anchorage Community Celebration, 2-5 p.m. at the Northway Mall

Download the Welcoming Week flyer here.

For more information about this initiative or Welcoming Week events, please contact Municipality of Anchorage Ombudsman Darrel Hess at HessDW@ci.anchorage.ak.us or AEDC LWP Director Archana Mishra at amishra@aedcweb.com.

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