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Interview topics included Gloria Valdez’s immigration story, her educational background, the successes of the Don Jose shop in Carrboro, North Carolina, her opinions of the Latino and American relationships in the Carrboro and Chapel Hill, N.C. community, the relationships Valdez and the Don Jose shop have created with the community, the rights…
The interview focuses on Acaxual Teco’s (pseudonym) Pentecostal community and his role as pastor within that community in North Carolina. He discusses his national, religious and professional background, and also comments on the national, religious and professional background of many of the community members. The interview also covers the…
The interview was organized around a few major themes. These include views or stereotypes of Latinos, views or stereotypes of immigration, the origin of views on these topics, the mass media’s impact on common views of immigration, and how North Carolinians may or may not have different views on this topic from people in other parts of the…
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…
The interview is part of an investigation on Latino immigrant access to health care services. It was organized around a few major themes: the structure of the non-governmental organization El Pueblo, Inc., Latino immigrant access to health care services and health information in North Carolina, and the value of education and prevention work in…
The interview was organized around a few major themes, particularly as they apply to Raleigh and Durham, in North Carolina. These include Mark Schultz’s background information, his experience working in the journalism field, his work with the bilingual column “Nuestro Pueblo,” how the Latino population has been portrayed in the media, the…
Melody Wharton was born in Venezuela, but moved to Miami, Florida with her family when she was seven years old. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and later moved with her husband to Watts, California where she worked as a teacher for two years. She moved to Chapel Hill to work as a dual language teacher and today she…
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 is part of an investigation of the complex interplay between Latino immigrant access to Orange County, N.C.’s healthcare services and their use of traditional medicine. Vicente offers a unique perspective on why immigrants use natural or traditional medicine. His store, El Mundo Natural, provided an accessible and affordable…
The interview is part of an investigation on Latino immigrant access to health care services. It was organized around a few major themes: Dr. Mae Lynn Reyes-Rodríguez's research on Latinos with eating disorders, the importance of maintaining Latino values within healthcare services, and a comparison of Latinos in Puerto Rico and the United States…
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