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Welcoming Week (Worthington)

September 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcoming Week graphic that illustrates outstretched hands around "Belonging begins with US"

Welcoming Week “Abrazos” film screening hosted by Kivu Immigration Law

6:00 – Q & A about immigration law with Attorney Erin Schutte Wadzinski from Kivu Immigration Law (casual pre-screening conversation)
7:00 – Film Screening of Abrazos, directed by Luis Argueta and featuring U.S. citizenship children who travel 3,000 miles from Worthington to visit their parents’ homeland of Guatemala
7:45 – Moderated conversation with local parents and children who were featured in Abrazos

Find more details about the film screening on Facebook

Welcoming Week in Worthington also includes:

  • FREE entrance to the Worthington Area YMCA all week
  • FREE Swimming Lessons on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Worthington Area YMCA for 10 adults and 6 youth (sign-up is required)
  • #BelongingBeginsWithUs at the Plaza on Sunday, Sept, 19, 3-5 p.m. A place to eat, celebrate our community, and learn from various entities from our community such as the Cross Cultural Advisory Committee and others.

This event is part of Welcoming Week celebrations across southwest Minnesota led by local communities and supported by Southwest Initiative Foundation in partnership with Pioneer PBS and Southwest Minnesota Arts Council. Learn more about Welcoming Week


September 14, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Worthington Memorial Auditorium
714 13th St
Worthington, MN 56187 United States
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