City of Bend Becomes “Welcoming City”


Welcoming Cities are guided by the principles of inclusion and creating communities that prosper because everyone feels welcome, including immigrants and refugees.

On June 21, 2017, the Bend City Council unanimously supported a resolution for the City of Bend to be recognized as a Welcoming City.


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  1. Joanne Mina says:

    Don’t forget to tag the city of bend! …like I just did :o)

  2. Joanne Mina says:

    Please use the following hashtags: #WelcomingWeek and #IWelcome.
    Show your support by adding our Welcoming Week social media profile photo frame.
    Facebook: Go to and search for Welcoming America.
    Twitter: Go to to add the frame to your profile photo.

    #IWelcome campaign: Take a photo of you or your team with our “I’m a Welcomer” sign and post to
    social media with how your community welcomes.
    Download the “I’m a Welcomer” sign:
    We also encourage you to highlight the personal stories of immigrants and refugees and their
    contributions to your community, adding #WelcomingWeek and #IWelcome.

    1. Jamie Christman says:

      Thanks for noticing our post and taking time to share ways for folks to be involved, Joanne.
      Jamie Christman, Bend Chamber

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