The Community Network for Research Equity & Impact has announced a free monthly series of coaching conference calls for community partners who are considering or already engaged in research partnerships with academic partners. Community partners include individuals who are community activists, community organizers, patient advocates or staff or volunteers with community-based organizations or patient advocacy […]

Date: Monday, April 8, 2013 Time: 6:00 pm Venue:¬†North Carolina A&T State University– 101 New Academic Classroom Building (Near the Parking Deck) The One Who Builds is a documentary film about the life and work of Dr. Omer Omer, once a Sudanese refugee and now an American citizen.¬† As the former director of African Services […]

White Privilege and Power in the Deaf Community Jane Fernandes-Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UNC Asheville April 2, 2013 7:30 p.m. Guilford College Community Center Directions and campus map: http://www.guilford.edu/about-guilford/visit-guilford/directions (look for building Y on the map) Deaf people have experienced oppression due to their language, culture, and ability, but the privilege and […]

UNC-G’s Center for New North Carolinians will be hosting an interpreter training on April 18-19 from 9am-5pm. The cost of the training is $165.00 which includes parking. The training will be located at the Center for New North Carolinians at 915 W. Lee Street, Suite A, Greensboro, NC. Please contact Susan Chilcott at 336-256-8617 or […]

The following SOE faculty were recently awarded $3000 fellowships from the Coalition for Diverse Language Communities for their collaborative work with members of diverse language communities: Laura Gonzalez, CED, for Building Self-Efficacy for College Planning Tasks in Spanish-Speaking Parents. This collaborative project, which builds on previous partnership work with Asheboro City Schools and CFNC, will […]

New Partnerships: CDLC and Diverse Language Communities By Sherry Meeks Imagine leaving your home. You relocate to another part of the world where the language and culture are different, and you worry about the welfare and education of your children. You are intelligent and hardworking, but you are not always certain about how to navigate […]