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A Bittersweet Farewell: Saying Goodbye to Holly

The Center for New North Carolinians has officially been around since 2001 working to help immigrants and refugees access services and successfully integrate into the local North Carolina community....

Lauren Uwimana

Lauren was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and her family moved to Rwanda when she was 2 months old baby. Lauren grew up in Rwanda where she and her family lived until 2008, when they...

Celebrating a CNNC Superstar

A CNNC Superstar is moving on!  Tawanna Maryland has been with the CNNC for four years, the longest time allowable in AmeriCorps, and only then, with special permission. Tawanna spent two years...

We are hiring – a new Director!

Join us! We are seeking a new Director for the Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC). What We’re Looking For:  We are seeking someone with experience working with immigrants and refugees...

June 20 is World Refugee Day

World War II not only left millions of innocent civilians dead, it also left millions of innocent civilians without a homeland. Following this tragic world war, survivor nations came together to found...

Vung Ksor

By Lou Harned, guest writer for CNNC The Center for New North Carolinians neighborhood community centers provide a springboard to success for refugees. The Glen Haven Center, now celebrating its 15th...

The Little Things that Make a Big Difference

Jorge Lopez is an AmeriCorps member with the Partnership to End Homelessness. He serves at the Oakwood Forest Community Center. A big part of the work Jorge does is connecting clients with resources....

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 expected...