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.
The non - profit organization Fortaleza has opened a new registration period aimed at young people who wish to participate as fellows . Those interested must meet certain eligibility requirements, such as residing and/or studying in the Triangle area or in Onslow, Mecklenburg, Cumberland, Chatham and Pitt counties.
From the last week of February through April, the El Pueblo organization will tour 10 North Carolina counties to register voters, especially Latinos, ahead of this year's elections. The tour that began this Friday, February 25 in Onslow will also cover Wake, Alamance, Chatham, Cumberland, Pitt, Mecklenburg, Johnston, Raldolph and Lee counties.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.