Life of Service

Jorge has always been drawn to service. He has always valued giving back to his community. So when looking at attending the University of North Carolina Greensboro he happened upon the webpage for the...

Congolese Refugees

DO YOU KNOW… That Congolese refugees are the largest refugee population coming to the US and to North Carolina at this time? They have been a key refugee resettlement population here and are...

Hmong Students and UNCG

The Center for New North Carolinians had a special visitor in March, La Khang Yang, the first AmeriCorps ACCESS Administrative Assistant. La helped to launch the ACCESS Project in the mid 1990’s, working...

The Oakwood Shop

The Oakwood Shop is the newest project at the Oakwood Forest Community Center. Over the past few months, the center has been fortunate enough to have received generous donations of bikes, board games,...

Make an Impact

AmeriCorps members are a vital part of the CNNC’s Thriving at Three program. Thriving at Three’s purpose is to assure that Latino immigrant children in Greensboro have a positive and strong foundation...

Looking for…Books for Tots!

The Thriving at Three program is requesting your help! We need books, books, books, and more books for new readers from birth to kindergarten ages.  Both new and gently used books are welcome! These...

Stitching Together Hope

“I’ve been sewing since I was a child— I would go to the bus stop wearing a dress I had made from a curtain. Sewing is something I’ve always done.” Tawanna Williams Maryland sits in front of a sewing...

It Takes a Village…

On April 12, 2001, the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina established the UNCG Center for New North Carolinians to “provide research, training, and evaluation for the state of North...

Warm and Cozy this Winter Season

“I am new to this country and was so worried about my daughters not having anything to put on their babies’ backs in this cold season. Then you showed up with a huge bag full of warm pajamas and...
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