Naturalization Ceremony

We are honored to announce that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved the YMCA of Central Ohio's FIRST Naturalization Ceremony, held during Welcoming Week


The YMCA of Central Ohio is a safe, welcoming space for all people to come together. We are honored to champion diverse inclusion by embracing our New American neighbors as official citizens of the United States- please join us

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, September 19th, 2019
  • Location: North YMCA
  • Time: Ceremony 10:00- 11:00AM; Employment Fair: 11:00AM- 2:00PM
  • Additional Info: Please join us immediately following the ceremony for an employment fair- this event is open to the public and we welcome all to celebrate our newest US citizens. PLUS we will be hiring for multiple open positions for our new branches in Reynoldsburg and Whitehall

This event has been made possible by the collaborative efforts of our Diversity, Inclusion and Global Engagement (DIG) Committee and the New American Welcome Center located inside the North YMCA. The first of it's kind in Central Ohio and one of just 17 in YMCA's nation wide, the NAWC provides vital programs and services to fully integrate immigrants to this country. 

What is a Naturalization Ceremony? A Naturalization Ceremony is the last step to becoming a US citizen, where candidates take an oath and allegiance to the US. They are sworn in by a judge and the ceremony can be witnessed by their friends, family and community (US!)

Questions or want more information? Please contact: Maria Ramos (614) 689-2007


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