Thanks to a collaboration between residents and leaders of organizations, volunteers, and local government and UNC staff, Building Integrated Communities (BIC) published a report on community integration in Chapel Hill. The assessment aims to understand the experiences of immigrant residents and present their recommendations to the Town of Chapel Hill for supporting integration, wellbeing, and leadership.
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Dr. Julie Linton, one of our Building Integrated Communities (BIC) committee members in Winston-Salem, has been at the forefront of the national discussion about the health impacts of family separation on children. We are pleased to share her expertise. Click on the links below to learn more.
We are pleased to share the following event from our friends at El Refugio, the Community Summer Fest, July 23, 24 and 26. This is a bi-lingual, cross-cultural, multi-generational event to learn, play and build relationships. Each evening features a variety of seminars, workshops and activities on various topics.
JONESBORO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
407 W. MAIN ST
SANFORD, NC 27330
Para mas informacion visite elrefugioleeco.org o mande un email a email@example.com
Thanks to the Siler City BIC team for their hard work creating the report, “Siler City Community Perspectives and Recommendations for Local Government.” This assessment was conducted in 2017 and 2018 as part of a collaborative initiative of the Town of Siler City, community residents and organization leaders, and The Latino Migration Project. The assessment aims to understand the experiences of immigrant residents in Siler City and Chatham County and present their recommendations to the Town of Siler City for supporting integration, wellbeing, and leadership.
The Latino Migration Project celebrates its eleventh anniversary providing research and public education about migration and integration in North Carolina. Read more about the exciting things we’ve been up to this year (below)!
See the original video here.
We are pleased to share a video about the Chapel Hill Building Integrated Communities project. We hope you will enjoy!
The Chapel Hill Building Integrated Communities Project (Chapel Hill BIC) is a two-year collaboration between the Town of Chapel Hill, local community groups and residents, and the statewide Building Integrated Communities program at UNC-Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill BIC is a community planning project, which means that community members and government staff are working together to develop town plans. The goals are to:
- Share and build knowledge about Chapel Hill’s foreign-born and refugee communities
- Improve relationships and communication with foreign-born “newcomers” to Chapel Hill
- Support resident participation in local government
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UNC Study Abroad at the University of Guanajuato—-deadline Oct. 20.
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The course addresses ethical and practical aspects of the ethnographic method, which includes the preparation, transaction, and transcription of interviews. This course is designed for upper level students (Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors) and is also open to graduate students. Strong knowledge of Spanish is highly recommended. Students must be prepared to volunteer at a campus or community organization that works with migrant issues. Digital audio recorders are required. Above all, students must be motivated by a strong desire to better understand transnational migration issues.
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