2022 | At a Glance

Posted on December 16, 2022

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We stayed busy this year at the Center for New North Carolinians! Check out some quick highlights! You can find the PDF version here. The complete annual report is coming soon!

“Promoting access and integration for immigrants and refugees in North Carolina by bridging newcomer populations with existing communities through direct service provision, research, and training.” –CNNC’s Mission Statement

Community Engagement 

204     Interns and volunteers served 12,000+ hours

120     Fellows engaged in research, evaluation, and practice

28       Presentations, trainings, and conferences

8         New community partners

7         AmeriCorps partner agencies


445     Clients served through the Immigrant Health ACCESS Project

172      Children served at the Community Centers

165      Adults received employment services through the AmeriCorps ACCESS Project

131       Adults served at the Community Centers

104      Individuals became citizens with the help of Immigration Services

80        Children and mothers served through Thriving at Three

5            Different languages available through the Immigrant Health ACCESS Project

Notable Grants

This year, the CNNC was awarded the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Citizenship and Integration Grant with our partners at the New Arrivals Institute. This grant will provide funding to help prepare immigrants for naturalization with classes and free legal services. Read the full press release here!

The CNNC’s Thriving at Three Program and Immigration Services were named as grant recipients and participants in the second cohort of Ready for School, Ready for Life Continuous Quality Improvement Process. Read the press release here!



Ashley Loper-Nowak
Graduate Assistant

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