Building Integrated Communities Receives Grant to Expand
The Latino Migration Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a two-year grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to expand Building Integrated Communities, an initiative that strengthens civic engagement, linguistic achievement and economic and educational advancement for immigrants in North Carolina municipalities.
Building Integrated Communities is a statewide initiative that helps North Carolina’s local governments engage with immigrants and refugee populations to improve public safety, promote economic development, enhance communication and improve relationships. The program helps local governments and diverse community stakeholders develop tools to generate locally relevant strategies to strengthen immigrant civic engagement, linguistic achievement and economic and educational advancement.
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