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Great News! The NC DHHS announced a new effort to deploy up to 300 free testing sites in underserved communities

The NC DHHS announced a new effort to deploy up to 300 free testing sites in underserved communities. This targeted testing initiative seeks to confront historical health disparities by increasing access to no-cost COVID-19 testing for African American, LatinX/Hispanic and American Indian communities across the state.            A disproportionately high percentage of North Carolina’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 have […]

NC DHHS Partnering with El Centro Hispano and Other Four Organizations to Address COVID19 Impact in Hispanic/Latinx Communities

“The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities is partnering with five North Carolina community-based organizations to help address the disparate impact COVID-19 is having on the state’s Hispanic/LatinX communities. COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting historically marginalized populations – particularly Hispanic/LatinX communities, which represent 10 percent of […]

We Are All In This Together

At El Centro Hispano we are taking every possible precaution to protect our people – social distancing, teleworking, mask-wearing, frequent hand-washing, and much more. We are also doing everything we can to support our community, who have been hit hardest by the pandemic, and whose jobs, many of them considered essential, are making it possible […]

Black Lives Matter

Last week the world was witness to the brutal and senseless murder of another unarmed black man, George Floyd, at the hands of the police. Seeing the life fleeing Mr. Floyd’s body was painful and left a nation in grief. A pain and grief that has manifested in demonstrations across each of our 50 states […]

Celebrating The Grand Opening of the Spectrum Digital Education Lab

We are excited to announce that El Centro Hispano has been awarded a $25,000 Spectrum Digital Education Grant to open a digital learning lab, as part of a $5 million national commitment to digital education in Spectrum communities across the country. The learning lab will further El Centro’s mission to serve the Durham community through […]

reopening

El Centro Hispano offices reopen to public with restrictions due to coronavirus

With health and safety as our top priority, El Centro Hispano remains deeply committed to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19. To help do that, we have implemented new procedures and adapted to new changes of life to maintain continuity while ensuring the safety of our employees and the general public.    El Centro […]

Facebook Lives

Facebook Lives: COVID-19 Resources in Spanish

We’re covering topics such as education, health, advocacy, and more on Facebook Lives in Spanish. Check out these great resources that will help our community to be informed and know how to navigate this pandemic. Thank you to all our partners for making these conversations possible! ***WE WILL KEEP UPDATING THIS LIST*** Health Link: Distanciamiento […]

Mother's Day

Sending a virtual hug this Mother’s Day

Dear El Centro Hispano friends, This Mother’s Day is a difficult one for our community. Over the past several weeks, we’ve received hundreds of calls and emails from moms asking for help. Whether it’s wondering how to pay rent or feed their children, being a mother has become even more complicated during the coronavirus pandemic. […]