The Center for New North Carolinians

Bridging Communities | Empowering Lives

The Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) promotes access and integration for immigrants and refugees in North Carolina by bridging newcomer populations with existing communities through direct service provision, research, and training. 


Refugees and Immigrants

were served directly through UNCG Center for New North Carolinian programming in 2023.



received employment services through the AmeriCorps ACCESS Project


immigrant and refugee youth

are getting caught up and excelling in school with help of the tutoring centers at the Community Enrichment Center and Oakwood Forest.

CNNC is…

  • Community-based outreach initiatives and programming to help immigrants and refugees build their capacity to navigate complex systems in their new home.
  • Research and evaluation studies to educate the general public, track demographic trends, and enhance the quality of service provision.
  • Experiential training and leadership development for all community members through AmeriCorps positions, internships, volunteer experiences, and workshops.

See our Impact


NEW Citizens

were sworn in with the help of Immigration Services in 2023.


 non-English speaking patients

have connected with trained medical interpreters in healthcare settings thanks to our Interpreter ACCESS Project.



served by our dedicated volunteers and interns



are receiving intensive education and case management so that their children will be ready for kindergarten and thrive as students through our Thriving at Three program.


immigrant neighbors

received access to health coverage and
connected to health care through the
Immigrant Health Access Project

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Help Us Serve Others

Your generous gift will transform the lives of immigrants and refugees, uniting entire communities.  You are giving newcomer families the strength to become self-sufficient, the opportunity to ensure a bright future for their children, and the tools to rebuild their lives.

Thanks to you, the CNNC has served over 2,100 immigrants and refugees.

This work would be not be possible without your support. Thank you.