Please join us next Monday, December 2 from 12-1:30 at the Green Bean on Elm St. for our CDLC Holiday Social! At the meeting we will view posters from Community Voices hanging up in the coffee shop.
How We Came to This Place Where I Call Home
Community Voices is a summer writing workshop for refugee youth to tell their stories. In the exhibit at the Green Bean, their stories are displayed in order to promote, honor, and celebrate the voices of those who help to make the Triad a rich and diverse community. Come see the stories on display from December 2 until the end of the month. The exhibit features the stories of 25 refugee youth and the title for the collection, How We Came to This Place Where I Call Home, comes from one of the writers’ stories. The title reflects the journey they have all been on to finally settle in the Triad area of North Carolina.
Community Voices grew out of Gate City Writes to provide refugee youth a space to tell their stories. It is coordinated and run by faculty in the Teacher Education and Higher Education Department, Drs. Amy Vetter, Bev Faircloth, and Melody Zoch along with doctoral students