Join us at Levine Museum of the New South for an evening of dialogue and exploration around The History of Latino Immigration in Charlotte.
Panelists will include:
Dr. Heather Smith, Professor and Fellow of Levine Scholars Program at UNC Charlotte. Smith's immigration based research has focused on exploration of the causes, processes and implications of Hispanic "hyper-growth" in Charlotte and the broader US South.
Jose Hernandez-Paris, Executive Director for the Latin American Coalition, is dedicated to educating Latino immigrant newcomers, celebrating hispanic culture and advocating for the underserved segments of the population.
Dr. Claire Schuch has worked closely with Latino immigrants to enhance healthcare, education and labor market access to promote a more inclusive Charlotte.
The conversation will be led by Dr. Willie Griffin, Levine Museum's staff historian.