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Politics, Civic Engagement, and Local Power

with Mauricio Castro, Juliana Cabrales & Tim Eakins
October 25th, 2016
4:30 PM


Banner image: Juliana Cabrales, "2016 Primary Election Profile: North Carolina", 2016. Statistics gathered by NALEO.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Forum for Scholars and Publics (Old Chem 011)

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Light dinner served

Join us for a conversation with a panel of North Carolina community organizers and activists as they discuss the political power of the growing Latino community in North Carolina. Tracing first the historical development of the Latino community in the state, our guests also will examine political and demographic developments in the state, as well as the significance of the 2016 elections on our local communities. The panelists include: 

Read this 2014 United Press International article about the work these panelists have previously done together advocating for NC Latino voters during the midterm election.

Yuridia Ramírez, Ph.D. Candidate in Duke University's History Department, will be moderating the panel. Her dissertation work explores the new racialized identifications that surge in the wake of Mexican migration in North Carolina. 

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This talk is the first part of our The State of Latinos in NC series during the 2016-17 academic year, a Latino migration-specfic portion of the ongoing Forum for Scholars and Publics' "Borders Beyond the Border" project.