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Posted on: October 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Virtual Symposium Scheduled for Immigrant & Refugee Agencies

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Oct. 27, 2020

The Human Relations Department is co-sponsoring a virtual Newcomers Symposium on Tuesday, Nov. 10, for organizations throughout North Carolina that assist immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in some capacity, including non-profit agencies, churches, health-care organizations, schools and government agencies. The symposium will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

The symposium is free and will address current issues and practices related to immigration and refugee resettlement in North Carolina communities. Panel discussions will cover such topics as racial equity in local government, local government language access, resources for K-5 English language learners, COVID-19 and fair housing policies, and more.

For more information and to register for the symposium go to The deadline to register is Nov. 5. 

The Newcomers Symposium is sponsored by the Human Relations Department, the Winston-Salem Building Integrated Communities Initiative and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for the Study of the Americas.

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