Voting is important every year, not just during presidential elections. If you’re not sure who’s running in your local community, check out the following resources for the top three counties with the highest number of registered Latino voters. You can look up your ballot and polling place at the NC Board of Elections and call […]
El Pueblo is looking for a dynamic, forward thinker as a Communications Coordinator! The primary purpose of this job is to elevate and help grow El Pueblo’s story and the narrative of immigrant communities across the state of North Carolina. Candidates would be asked to do this through the use of various media channels, including […]
Contacts: Angeline Echeverría | Executive Director | firstname.lastname@example.org, Moises Serrano | Political Director | email@example.com Raleigh, NC—El Pueblo applauds Governor Cooper’s veto of HB 370, a bill that would force sheriffs to collaborate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and urges legislators to demonstrate respect for immigrant communities in their debates and actions on public […]
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 […]