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Governor Cooper Proclaims September 15 – October 15, 2022 as Hispanic Heritage Month

RALEIGH: Governor Cooper has proclaimed September 15 – October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month to honor and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Hispanic, Latino and Latinx communities across North Carolina. This year’s theme is Unidos: Inclusivity...

Governor Cooper Announces Battery Manufacturer Will Create More Than 130 Jobs in Alamance County

Sunlight Batteries USA Inc., a manufacturer of lithium-ion and other high-performance batteries, will invest $40 million to expand its North Carolina operations into Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will create more than 130 jobs in its new facility in Mebane.

AMEXCAN Calls on Governor Cooper to Veto SB 101

AMEXCAN calls on Governor Roy Cooper to veto SB 101. AMEXCAN urges the Governor to assume a firm attitude and supports the migrant community because every day Mexicans and Latinos drastically contribute to the economic, social, and cultural development of North Carolina. Not only will SB 101 critically harm the migrant community but also the economy and well-being of the state.

Governor Cooper Proclaims June 3 as Gun Violence Awareness Day

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June 3 as Gun Violence Awareness Day to raise awareness and remember the lives of those lost to gun violence. “We cannot forget these tragedies when they fade from the news,” said Governor Cooper. “I’ve taken Executive action to help in North Carolina, but we can do more. It’s past time for common sense reforms that must take place at the congressional and legislative levels - stronger background checks, red flag laws, banning assault weapons and community violence interventions so that we can prevent these horrific events.”

Online Work-Based Learning Tool to Help NC Students

Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers. The work-based learning tool, called “The Navigator,” brings together members of the business, education, and workforce development communities in a space where they can post, search for and measure work-based learning opportunities. The newest version of the Navigator Tool offers improved user experience and new features where employers list virtual and in-person work-based learning activities.

Governor Cooper Expands Policy for State Employees to Provide Support in Schools

Governor Roy Cooper today announced a policy extension allowing state employees to use volunteer days to help combat staffing shortages in K-12 school districts across the state due to COVID-19. The extension, through April 15, provides an additional 24 hours of Community Service Leave for state employees with supervisor approval to work in North Carolina schools as substitute teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria staff and others. necessary functions, in addition to the standard 24 hours of voluntary leave provided annually.

Governor Cooper Encourages NC Families to File Federal Income Taxes to Access Full Benefits of the Child Tax Credit

Raleigh Feb 8, 2022 With tax season quickly approaching, North Carolina families are encouraged to file their federal income taxes to ensure they access their full, expanded Child Tax Credit, as well as other federal benefits. Many families received about...
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Mexican Independence Celebration in Louisburg North Carolina

With the aim of helping to preserve and expand our traditions and culture, the first celebration of the national holidays and commemoration of the Independence of Mexico was held in Louisburg, North Carolina. This civic cultural community event also had as an emphasis the dissemination of the traditional dance groups of the peoples of Mexico that exist in this area of North Carolina since, as is known, Mexico is one of the countries with the most cultural richness in the world. and Mexican migrants keep their deep-rooted roots crossing borders.
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