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New Roots/Nueva Raíces

Latino migrants have put down new roots in the United States South and opened up a distinct chapter in the long history of Latin American…

Community Planning

Construct/Construyendo

Since 2010, the statewide BIC initiative has partnered with seven cities and towns to create and implement action plans for improving…

Student Training

Connections/Conexiones

The LMP has fostered bi-national relationships with migrant families, secondary schools, and foundations in Mexico, resulting…

The Spotlight

UNC Chapel Hill students learn about migration and heritage on Ocracoke

UNC Chapel Hill students learn about migration and heritage on Ocracoke
Ocracoke Island’s residents can trace their ancestry to many parts of the world. In March, the Ocracoke community welcomed a group of visitors from UNC Chapel Hill the week of March 9 to learn about the island’s connections to Latin America as part of a class that examines demographic change in North Carolina. Nearly half of Ocracokers have Latin American ancestry, with strong connections to the state of Hidalgo, Mexico.
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