he Fiesta del Pueblo, the largest Latino festival in the Triangle, is getting closer. This event, which will take place on Sunday, September 17, will feature a diverse portfolio of local artists, an exclusive area for children and various activities to ensure that families enjoy a moment of healthy fun and, in addition, celebrate with pride the Month of Hispanic Heritage.
Latin American School, dedicated to teaching Latin American language and culture, is excited to launch its new Saturday program, offering exciting opportunities for personal growth, cultural enrichment, and academic success. Latin American School's Saturday program features various courses: Spanish as a Heritage Language (SHL), Spanish as a Second Language (SSL), SAT Math and Creative Math, English and SAT Essay Writing, Chess, Arts and Crafts, and Dance folkloric. This diversity ensures that all students can find courses that align with their interests and academic goals.
As students return to classrooms in North Carolina, there will be a greater concentration of commuters, especially children, who ride the bus, motor vehicle, bike, or walk the highways. As a result, state leaders and law enforcement are encouraging motorists to review the school bus safety law to keep students safe, prevent accidents, and avoid insurance penalties.
In their mission of service, more than 130 community health workers and leaders gathered on August 12 at the Wake Commons building in the city of Raleigh, NC, to participate in the first annual "Community Health Workers Forum". ".
More than 130 community health workers and 30 other advocates, colleagues and partners gathered at the inaugural Community Health Workers Forum hosted by El Centro Hispano in collaboration with Wake County Health & Human Services-HealthLit4Wake and LiveWell Wake.
Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced an agreement with the North Carolina Rate Bureau on auto insurance rates. The settlement is about two-thirds less than what the insurance companies had requested. The settlement will save drivers approximately $1.6 billion over the next two years compared to the Rate Bureau's request. In addition, the settlement cancels a hearing scheduled for later this year, avoiding a lengthy administrative legal battle that would have cost consumers time and money.
In the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, the Consulate General of Mexico became home to an art exhibit: "Tour Binational Corazón Migrante 2023". This exciting group show, made up of 23 artists of Mexican origin located throughout the United States, arrives at the General Consulate of Mexico in Raleigh with the special participation of Laura Lesllo Mexican Plastic Artist. Through this exhibition, the artists capture the experience of the Mexican diaspora, exploring the complexity of identity and the emotional ties they maintain with their country of origin.
The summer camp organized by the Latin American School at the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh has come to an end, leaving behind an unforgettable experience and an invaluable opportunity for cultural exchange and personal growth for all the participants. For three weeks, the children had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the cultural richness of Latin America and strengthen friendship ties with people from different countries.
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.