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Register for our adult empowerment group PARE!

Picture of adult graduates of PARE. Una foto de líderes graduadas del grupo PARE

If you’d like to be a community leader with El Pueblo, learn how to prevent domestic violence in our communities, and fight for state laws that are just… Join our empowerment group PARE! (Program of Assistance, Resources and Education In order to participate, please register here for an upcoming series of events: January: Group Orientation: […]

December Legislative Update

He was no where to be found on the ballot, but the big winner once mid- term election results were tabulated was Governor Roy Cooper, the first term Democrat who is two years into a four year term. Governor Cooper has openly criticized the General Assembly’s Republican supermajority that overrode 20 of 25 vetoes over the last biennium. Needing to […]

November Legislative Update

The General Assembly came in to session in October and appropriated $400 million in hurricane relief money for communities in need of immediate care, mainly in southeastern North Carolina.  The General Assembly is scheduled to return to Raleigh on November 27 to appropriate another $450 million on other recovery projects. The needs taken care of […]

October Legislative Update

El Pueblo is celebrating a court ruling temporarily overturning a provision in the 2017 Farm Act that passed the General Assembly in 2017 that included an anti-union, anti-immigrant provision that targeted the Farmworker Labor Organizing Committee, the only farmworker union in North Carolina. The bill promoted by Farm Bureau, and passed the General Assembly in […]

NC Spanish Voter Guide Now Available

Iliana Santillán, Maria Gonzalez, and volunteers registering voters at their booth during La Fiesta del Pueblo 2018

After introducing North Carolina’s first ever bilingual Voter Guide in 2016, El Pueblo is proud to work alongside Democracy NC and Common Cause NC to present the 2018 edition.  Click here to download the PDF guide in Spanish, and visit the website VotemosNC.com for Spanish info on candidates and voting info! Click here for the 2018 Voter Guide information in English.

Prepare for Hurricane Florence

Symbol for a hurricane.

Hurricane Florence is currently making its way towards The Carolinas and Virginia.  We are asking community members to take all precautions necessary to protect their families from potentially devastating rain, wind and flood damage.  Here is a list of useful resources to help ensure safety: ReadyWake.gov – Be Prepared! Orange County – Hurricane FAQ’s FEMA.gov […]

El Pueblo Responds to Supreme Court Decisions on Access to Health Care, Travel Ban

El Pueblo is deeply disappointed in yesterday’s two Supreme Court decisions that violate our values. In National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, better known as NIFLA v. Becerra, the Court’s decision to allow fake women’s health centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, to continue omitting important information about patients’ health options […]

Statement: El Pueblo Responds to President Trump’s Decision to Detain Families Indefinitely

El Pueblo is deeply disappointed in yesterday’s two Supreme Court decisions that violate our values. In National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, better known as NIFLA v. Becerra, the Court’s decision to allow fake women’s health centers, also known as crisis pregnancy centers, to continue omitting important information about patients’ health options […]

September Legislative Update

El Pueblo has been tracking the General Assembly’s special sessions in which they initially returned to Raleigh in mid-July to rewrite the laws authorizing the six proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. After Governor Roy Cooper vetoed both bills legislators passed in the one-day session,the General Assembly overrode the vetoes in early August. […]