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Antonio Alanis serves as a community specialist and AmeriCorps member at El Centro Hispano, a non-profit organization based in Durham, North Carolina. Alanis discusses his role at El Centro Hispano and the work of the organization overall. He talks about his personal experience with El Centro Hispano as an immigrant growing up in Durham, North…
Keith Powell is a Captain for the Smithfield Police Department, serving as the Department’s Administrative Commander. Powell was raised on a farm in North Carolina, and he has been a police officer for twenty-two years. Powell explains that he works off-duty at the Brightleaf Flea Market, and that the flea market hires him mainly to help control…
Vianey Lemus Martinez is a fourth year undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Spanish. She grew up in Tulancingo, Hidalgo in Mexico until age nine when she and her family moved to Durham, North Carolina where they have lived ever since. Lemus Martinez was hesitant to apply for a legal status under the Deferred…
This interview with Nicholas Didow touches on numerous topics concerning international economic development and expansion, both within a Mexican-American reference frame, as well as through a general global lens. Didow and Brandt spend a significant amount of time discussing an example personal to Didow which concerns Nike and Nike’s contract…
During this interview we talked about various aspects of Martin’s experience as an immigrant in the US, in the Abbey Court community, and the strengths and weaknesses of the Human Rights Center of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Martin said that he came to the US seeking a better life for himself and his family. He suffered through discrimination,…
Officer Charlie Pardo is the Hispanic/Latino Liaison Officer in the Community Relations Unit of the Chapel Hill Police Department. Pardo has served with the Chapel Hill Police Department since 1998. He was born in New York City, but grew up in Puerto Rico and attended college in North Carolina. Pardo has been instrumental in fostering a positive…
Marty Rosenbluth is an immigration attorney based in Durham, N.C. at El Centro Hispano. After spending most of his professional life in humanitarian work and international human rights, he became an immigration attorney five years ago after being drawn to the growing human rights abuses he saw in the immigrant community in North Carolina.…
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