Afghanistan Fun Facts

Culture/Customs: Afghan culture is centered around hospitality and respect. When hosting guests, Afghan people will go to great lengths to ensure their visitors feel honored and welcome. Poetry is a...

Reflection: Third Annual Shifting Worlds Symposium

The CNNC hosted its third annual Shifting Worlds Symposium. This year’s symposium was titled “Engagement with Refugee and Immigrant Communities during a Pandemic: Collaborations, Challenges, and Resilience”...

Neighbors Helping New Neighbors

We would like to thank Hashim and Alexandra Warren for their contributions to the CNNC. Alexandra Warren is originally from the DC-Maryland area. In the early 2000s, she decided to move and attend the...

Thank you Donna and Betty for your donation!

The CNNC would like to thank Donna Newton and her sister, Betty, for their recent donation. Donna Newton and her sister, Betty, donated a quilt designed by Elsie Sjuwe. The quilt depicts a group of young...

Celebrating a Long Legacy and Passing the Baton

“In my heart I was a social worker, but I never really knew I was.” This is the instinct that led Dr. Mary Anne Busch to pursue a career in social work. Like many in her family, she always had an instinct...

Apply Today to AmeriCorps!

Serve your community and be active in changing lives as an AmeriCorps member! Through AmeriCorps, you can tackle America’s most pressing issues. At the CNNC, you can work directly with immigrants and...

Women’s Resilience in the Face of Trauma

International Women’s Month aims to raise awareness about matters impacting gender equality, equity, and access, acknowledge the achievements of women in the past, and highlight the progress that has...

Resettlement and Race: A Complicated Intersection

As Black history month comes to a close, we want to acknowledge the plurality of African and African American experiences right here in our city. Greensboro’s history of Civil Rights activism, and immigrant...
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