North Hill refugees support Welcoming City resolution

April 28, 2015

A resolution declaring Akron as an immigrant-friendly, welcoming city was introduced to Council and supported by many refugees who spoke during the public comment period Monday evening. The resolution supports the city’s participation in the “Welcoming Cities and Counties Project, which is a promise being made by cities nationwide to welcome and support displaced immigrants. The International Institute of Akron is supporting the resolution. 

April 27, 2015 from Akron City Council on Vimeo.