North Carolina residents should continue to exercise caution while outside on Thursday due to smoke and fine particle pollution from Canadian wildfires. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) and the Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection are issuing a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the entire state for Thursday, June 8. The Code Red Air Quality Action Alert that was in effect for central NC on Wednesday has been replaced with a Code Orange alert for the remainder of the day.
Beginning on the first day of early voting in NC, Oct. 20, El Pueblo will join forces with Democracy NC to host Election Protection events in parts of the state in an effort to encourage voter turnout , answer voter questions, and ensure voters feel safe at their polling place.
Hispanic/Latino voters in North Carolina will be able to get information in their language about the candidates running for various offices in the midterm elections on November 8, through a series of guides in Spanish produced by nonpartisan organizations Democracy North Carolina, El Pueblo, Vote NC and Common Cause NC.
Over the past decade, North Carolina has undoubtedly grown. According to the 2020 census, North Carolina is now the 9th largest state in the nation, with around 10.7 million people. That population growth has also brought with it significant economic growth. But increasingly, our state's growth, both in population and economic terms, is wildly uneven in ways that belie how much of North Carolina is struggling to keep up.
North Carolina, September 28, 2023.- Today, El Centro Hispano had the honor of hosting United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai for an important discussion with Latino leadership in the North Carolina Triangle area. . Ambassador Tai is a distinguished member of President Joe Biden's Cabinet and serves as a senior trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson for U.S. trade policy.