NEW RELEASE: Summit Report
The release of the Immigrant Integration Summit Report is here!
We are so excited to share a summary of the activities and findings of the IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION IN NORTH CAROLINA: A SUMMIT FOR CITIES AND TOWNS event. The purpose of the summit was to share innovative immigrant integration practices of municipalities in North Carolina and feature workshops with local government delegations and immigrant representatives in the region. Co-sponsors included the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies, The Center for International Understanding, Uniting NC, and the City of High Point Human Relations Department.
The summit was attended by 75 people from across the state, including the cities and counties of Alamance, Asheville, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Greensboro, Goldsboro, High Point, New Hanover, Raleigh, Wilmington, and Winston Salem. In addition to municipal officials, participants included representatives from the private sector; law enforcement agencies; Chambers of Commerce; immigrant and refugee serving organizations; k-12 teachers; and faculty, staff and students from institutions of higher education across the state.