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Newcomers Symposium: Current Statewide Issues in Immigrant and Refugee Services
November 8, 2018 at 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The City of Winston-Salem’s Human Relations Department is co-sponsoring a day-long Newcomers Symposium on Thursday, November 8, for agencies throughout North Carolina that assist immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The symposium will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Benton Convention Center.
Speakers include Matt Soerens, World Relief Organization; Nolo Martinez, Nolo Consulting LLC; Luis Lobo, BB&T; Hannah Gill, UNC-Chapel Hill; James Johnson, UNC-Chapel Hill; and Krishauna Hines-Gaither, Guilford College.
The symposium will focus on serving the needs of immigrant, refugee and asylee residents in the N.C. community. Would you please share this with your colleagues so that they may register and attend? Visit the website to register.
Breakout sessions will cover such topics as key legal issues for newcomers, human trafficking in North Carolina, scams and other newcomer vulnerabilities, fair housing law as it applies to national origin and more.
Registration is $50 and includes lunch, or $70 to receive continuing education credit. The deadline to register is November 7.