Winston-Salem residents, researchers, and city officials are working to create more tools to reach Spanish speakers.
Author Archives: Victoria Bouloubasis
This rural N.C. farm helps formerly incarcerated women build back their lives, careers
At Benevolence Farm, residents live on site and help produce and sell food. Advocates say it’s a way to address major gaps in the rural justice system.
Posted inNorth Carolina
A fertilizer plant caught fire. Winston-Salem had no plan to alert Spanish-speaking residents.
The city relied on community members and immigrant advocates to translate emergency information. We spoke to residents about their efforts.
Posted inJustice, North Carolina, Public Health
A group of moms stopped a crypto mine from building next to an N.C. school
These data processing centers are creating noise pollution in rural areas of the South.
Posted inImmigration, Justice, North Carolina, Public Health
N.C. Latina leaders on how to strengthen community healthcare options
A recap of Southerly and Enlace Latino NC’s panel on healthy equity for Latinx populations in the state.
Posted inCOVID-19, Immigration, Justice, Land, North Carolina, Public Health
N.C. Latinx residents on grassroots, policy solutions to the housing crisis
Southerly and Enlace Latino NC hosted a panel with residents and advocates of community-owned mobile home parks.
Posted inEconomies, Justice, North Carolina
Latinx web developers focus on rural projects through worker-owned co-op
A North Carolina truck driver turned coder uses technology as a gateway to local impact for farmworkers and other rural immigrant communities.