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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. […]

August Legislative Update

The General Assembly adjourned and just a few tweets later they returned to Raleigh for a legislative session to address the possibility that a Democratically controlled commission charged with writing the descriptions to six constitutional amendment questions before voters this fall may be negatively framed. El Pueblo is monitoring this developing story, but is not […]

July Legislative Update

The General Assembly adjourned the short session today just after Noon on Friday, June 29th, however the adjournment resolution requires a lame duck session on November 27, 2018, just two weeks after the general election.  That means all eligible bills are technically still alive. This adjournment resolution is in contrast to past adjournment resolutions for […]

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