2020 is a big year for us and we have lots of opportunities for you to get involved. Here’s what’s happening: January: Participate in the legislative session—we don’t know when it will end, but must remain vigilant! Contact Moises for more info. February-March: Mobilize voters and other community members to participate in the primary elections […]
El Pueblo is collaborating with the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence with a session for adults and adolescents on healthy relationships. During this session, we will provide a space for youth and adults to reflect together and then on their own on the qualities that make a healthy relationship, possible red flags of a […]
We are happy to write that as of now, HB 370 and HB 135 have not moved. However, we remain vigilant and will continue to monitor these bills in case they are moved secretly or after hours. HB 370 is now back in the House and it is important that community members continue to email […]
Monday, July 1st – How does government in NC work and how can I get involved? Monday, July 29th – Healthy Relationships Monday, August 26th – Public transit, Programs for parents and childcare For questions, call El Pueblo at 919-835-1525 and dial 106 for Mónica, or 107 for Florence.These presentations will be in Spanish.
The month of May had times of both rapid movement and unnerving calmness. We started the month with marathon days at the North Carolina General Assembly with the approaching crossover deadline of May 9th. Rep. George Cleveland and his allies tried to move HB 135, a sweeping anti-immigrant bill, quickly through two committees in the […]
HB 135, the bill that would prohibit community ID’s; remove funding from sanctuary cities/counties; punish UNC institutions that don’t cooperate with ICE; force NC Department of Public Safety to collaborate with ICE; and require e-verify for school contracts moved fairly quickly. It skipped two committees and went straight to Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the […]
El Pueblo is searching for a contract graphic designer to help design ads, t-shirt art, festival programs and online materials for La Fiesta del Pueblo, the Triangle’s largest and longest running Latinx festival. The graphic designer will work primarily with El Pueblo’s Communications Coordinator and Development Coordinator, and must be able to meet deadlines and […]
The controversial social fights, including HB370, at the North Carolina General Assembly have officially begun, and this week two of those fights played out in House committee meetings. Because of this, many groups were at the General Assembly advocating for their priorities, making it clear that the legislative session is only speeding up. While many […]