Oct 11 Tuesday
According to the 2020 census, North Carolina’s Latino population grew by 40%, which was the most significant increase of any racial and ethnic group in the state.
“The Growing Influence of Latinos on the Charlotte Area” explores how this growth in the Latino population has reshaped North Carolina and the Charlotte region.
As part of Hispanic Heritage month, community representatives will discuss on Tuesday, October 11.
Confirmed panelists (subject to change):
• Rocio Gonzalez, executive director of the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte• José Hernandez-Paris, executive director of the Latin American Coalition• Federico Rios, assistant director of the Office of Equity, Mobility and Immigrant Integration for the city of Charlotte
• Mike Collins, host of “Charlotte Talks”• Hilda Gurdian, publisher & CEO of La Noticia
This is an EQUALibrium Live event, hosted by “Charlotte Talks” and La Noticia.
Nov 02 Wednesday
Authors Jared Diamond and David Wallace-Wells have each written about the environmental crisis.
As part of the Queens Learning Society lecture series, they’ll discuss the current state of the world, how we got to where we are today, and what the future could hold.
Diamond is an iconic figure of American science and history, and his work has informed the contemporary discourse for decades.
Wallace-Wells is an acclaimed journalist and best-selling author with a journalist’s-sense for asking just the right questions.
WFAE is pleased to be a media partner.
Oct 06 Thursday
Come, meet, and hear the newest members of our music community! We are excited to introduce you to our first-year music scholarship recipients and highlight our dedicated fourth-year scholarship students in this annual performance.
Free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.