Durham health agencies, youth-serving institutions, and community partners are working to understand addressing the root causes of violence and learning about protective measures and factors that intersect multiple forms of violence.
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.”
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.