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Joanna Rivera discusses the work that the Latin American Coalition does to support, provide resources, and uphold the rights of the Hispanic immigrant population in Charlotte, North Carolina. From her work at the coalition as the Immigrant Welcome Center Manager she has been exposed to the widespread social issues that the Hispanic community faces…
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…
The interview was conducted with Altha Cravey, an expert on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). She discusses its effects on labor relations and it how it can be damaging to communities within Latin America, specifically Mexico. The interview covers NAFTA’s original goals, from both the United States and Mexican perspectives, and…
The interview focuses on the political side of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and international policy within the United States and Mexico. Martinez-Gallardo first covers everything from how the Mexican government works and is organized, in terms of its democratic representation and the history of leadership beginning in the 1980s…
This interview with Joshua Ford focuses on his personal two-year experience living and working in Mexico City. The interview explores Ford's work through the Fulbright scholarship, where he assisted Mexican entrepreneurs through Endeavor, a company that serves to connect Mexican entrepreneurs with powerful business mentors from across Mexico and…
The interview was organized around the themes of home and family in the context of migration. Maria Dolores Vargas discusses her motivation for coming to the United States, her experience building a life and family in Carrboro, N.C., her conceptualization of home, and her family aspirations. She shares a variety of her experiences with…
Robert Willis begins the interview by describing how he began his legal career working with migrant workers in Florida. He then explains the situation of farm workers in North Carolina, describing the conditions of labor camps. He has been working in North Carolina since 1982, so he describes the changes that he has and has not seen over the years…
The interview began with some background information about Manuel Rafael Gallegos Lerma and why he came to North Carolina. He talks about his interest in working with the Latino community in North Carolina because this population is growing and there are fewer resources compared to other cities in the United States. He then describes his current…
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