Welcome Dayton garners national attention
This image of Migwe Kimemia, taken from Welcome Dayton's website, appeared on the October 10, 2013 edition of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.Photo: AFSC
As Congress continues to stall on immigration reform, one city in Ohio is plotting a new course for growth.
The Welcome Dayton Plan to promote the full integration of immigrants continues to garner national attention. Migwe Kimemia, who directs AFSC's Economic and Immigrant Justice Program in Dayton, is a key contributer to the plan's development.
On October 10, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart visited Dayton for this piece.
On October 6, the New York Times ran this article.
In September, the White House honored Tom Wahlrab of Dayton as a "Champion of Change." Tom wrote this reflection on the honor for AFSC's website.
Earlier this summer, the U.S. Conference of Mayors gave an award to the Welcome Dayton Plan. This article tells more.