Non-profit organizations and local businesses want visitors to know they're welcome in Door County. They're joining together in what's being called a social justice initiative entitled "We Welcome All". The eight non-profit groups are committed to offer programming, workshops and community discussion on diversity and acceptance. The 38 participating businesses will post window clings with the "We Welcome All" logo. Program Coordinator Paula Christensen says the initiative was prompted by accounts from visitors who felt they were not welcome in the area.
The "We Welcome All" initiative started last year in Northern Door County. Christensen says plans call for expanding it into Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door County.