welcomesign-spanish-english-arabicIt's a simple sign.  One message...three languages...[popping up throughout the country] without any national campaign." [NPR, Dec. 9, 2016]

The sign is not meant to be political.  Rather, it's simply a way of reaffirming and publicly stating a value that many -- hopefully all of us -share.

Facebook Update:  July 27, 2018

NOTE:  Our friends at the "original" Welcome Your Neighbors parent organization have a system in place for mailing one or more signs to your doorstep!  [They also have a number of Community Pickup Centers in cities around the United States.

For more information, contact:  Austin Kaufmann | 517.512.4539 | austin.james.kaufmann@gmail.com

Relevant Links

To help you learn more about the origins of the "Welcome Your Neighbors" sign movement, we've included some links below.


Downloadable PDF (Spanish, English, & Arabic)


  • Crossroads (December 6, 2016):  A Warm Welcome:  Signs by Church Become Popular in City Yards
  • NPR (December 9, 2016):  A Message of Tolerance and Welcome, Spreading From Yard to Yard.
  • Huffington Post (January 3, 2017):  Why This Welcoming Sign Is Popping Up In Yards Across The Country.
  • Eastern Mennonite University (January 30, 2017): ‘Welcome Your Neighbor’ sign continues to spread around the nation, to the delight of its creators at Immanuel Mennonite Church.
  • Independent Journal Review (January 30, 2017):  This Sign Has Been at Every Major Protest Since Inauguration--And It Has an Interesting Origin Story
  • The Washington Post (January 31, 2017):  Amid protests, church's message of welcome echoes across US.
  • Lansing State Journal (February 21, 2017):  Putnam:  Neighborhood welcome signs join immigration debate.

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