On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 more than 55 community members from Boise attended our Thanksgiving Potluck. People from England, USA, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Morocco, Taiwan, Pakistan, Italy, Ecuador, D. R. of the Congo, Bosnia and Somalia shared food, stories and celebrated diversity in our city. As a cultural event, the Boise Capoeira Group performed and explained the origins Capoeira, a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, sports, and music.
Welcoming Idaho is coalition of faith, civic, business, and community leaders who have come together to address the need to create welcoming communities for all to flourish. For more information about this event or if you would like to bring the Welcoming Idaho Initiative to your city, please contact Renato Castelo at 208-385-9146 or firstname.lastname@example.org