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CLIMATE CHANGE AND MIGRATION LECTURE 2/22

January 31, 2019

Educators, students, and community members: Attend a free, open-to-the-public lecture and event as part of The North Carolina Conference on Latin American Studies. Is Climate Change a Factor in the Recent Migration Events from the Northern Triangle in Central America? A lecture by Edwin Castellanos, climate scientist from the Universidad del Valle, Guatemala on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

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REGISTER FOR READING ACROSS CULTURES WEBINARS (GRADES 7-12)

January 29, 2019

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60-minute webinar from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST.

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GEARING UP FOR WORLD VIEW’S LATIN AMERICA AND NORTH CAROLINA SEMINAR

January 29, 2019

As North Carolina’s Hispanic population hovers around one million people, or about 9% of the total population (U.S. Census Bureau 2016 Population Estimates), did you know that the majority (almost 60%) of Hispanics or Latinos in our state are U.S.-born citizens, according to UNC’s Carolina Demography 2017 article The Hispanic/Latino Community in North Carolina?

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TEACHING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP 2/23

January 22, 2019

K-12 educators: Join the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University and the Latin American Studies Program at UNC Charlotte for a free, interactive workshop on Saturday, February 23 to share and learn about resources for teaching about climate change.

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APPLY FOR THE 2020 NEA FOUNDATION GLOBAL LEARNING FELLOWSHIP

January 14, 2019

Through the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship, K-12 public school educators develop the knowledge and skills to integrate global competency into their daily classroom instruction, advocate for global competency in their schools and districts and help students to thrive in our increasingly interconnected world.

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