Spanish Language Institute

2021 Schedule Session 1: January 18-March 15Session 2: April 5-May 28*New students are welcome at the beginning of any session • Spanish 1: Tues & Thurs 5:15-6:45• Spanish 2: Mon & Wed 5:15-6:45• Conversational Spanish: 7:00-8:30• Spanish Medical for Professionals: Mon & Thurs 5:00-6:30   MEET OUR SPANISH TEACHERS Each 8-week session is $280. Register […]

Vote YES on the “1200 MLK” proposal

The Honorable Pam Hemminger Mayor, Town of Chapel Hill    The Honorable Mr. Parker  Mayor Pro Tem, Town of Chapel Hill    The Honorable Ms. Anderson, Mr. Buansi, Ms. Gu, Mr. Huynh, Ms. Ryan, Ms. Stegman  Council Members, Town of Chapel Hill   Dear Mayor and Council Members, I hope this letter finds you well. […]

Looking for Latinx Youth Digital Organizers

Looking for Latinx Youth Digital Organizers The Youth Project Associates / Digital Organizers is a temporary position in collaboration with our Jóvenes Líderes en Acción program to develop a Digital Platform intended to help us meet the needs of the Latinx youth in the triangle area. We want to provide and share resources focused around Service Learning […]

Echemos un vistazo a lo que hicimos juntos

A fines de marzo, cuando el país se cerraba por la pandemia, sus donaciones nos ayudaron a pivotar y ser parte de los primeros en responder que entregaron recursos críticos a las personas a las que servimos. Juntos pudimos distribuir máscaras (antes de que fuera un mandato estatal), equipar a nuestra comunidad con información en […]

Feliz Día de Acción de Gracias

En este Día de Acción de Gracias, queremos compartir nuestro agradecimiento por su apoyo. Sus donaciones han ayudado a cientos de familias a tener acceso a alimentos, refugio y seguridad. Hicieron una diferencia en sus vidas que podrán moldear su futuro y el futuro de nuestro estado. Con la pandemia de COVID-19 afectando la vida […]

El Centro Hispano Continues to respond to the needs of the Latinx community

Since late March, the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis, El Centro Hispano has been working tirelessly to support our community.  Shortly after the state locked down, we created the El Centro Hispano COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to assist our community members affected by COVID-19 to meet their needs. Thanks to the great support of […]


CoverDurham Study: Latinx Mask User Experience

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has taken an alarming and disproportionate toll on the Hispanic/Latino/a/x community in Durham (as well as elsewhere in North Carolina and nationally). This is due to a variety of causes, including both pre-existing factors (health injustices, socioeconomic inequality, high-risk exploitative jobs), as well as recent COVID-specific trends (hospitals turning away Spanish-speaking […]

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Learn More About Our Conversational Spanish Class

El Centro Hispano offers a conversational Spanish designed to continue to hone your Spanish oral language ability. This eight-week class is open to native and non-native Spanish speakers. Class structure will involve presenting topics covering current events and important cultural topics related to Latinx populations. You will be highly encouraged to suggest discussion topics to […]

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Meet Our Spanish Teachers

We are excited to welcome our two new Spanish Teachers. Learn more them and their background below. Meet Señora López Meet Sandra Lopez, our Spanish 1 and Conversational Spanish teacher starting in August. Sandra is from Colombia and brings over 20 years of experience teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. She lives in Virginia and […]