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Vi Liles Announces Mayor's Racial Equity Initiative

Charlotte Mayor Vi Liles announced a new $250 million communitywide public-private partnership to advance racial equity in Charlotte. The plan includes significant investments in the city's Corridors of Opportunity.

Claim Your Child Tax Credit by November 15

Claim your Child Tax Credit and missing stimulus payments, even if you don’t have your tax documents. You can receive payments of up to $300 per child every month starting in July 2021 through December 2021.

"Build Back Better" Proposes Universal Pre-K

The White House's "Build Back Better" plan expands access to free high-quality preschool for more than 6 million children. This program would be funded for six years, if approved by Congress.

NC’s Hispanic Community: 2021 Snapshot

North Carolina’s Hispanic population is now greater than one million people, with the Hispanic/Latinx communities in Mecklenburg County (170K) and Wake County (128K) comprising over 25% of the Hispanic population statewide.

Gov. Cooper Announces $805 Million for Early Care and Learning Programs

Child Care Stabilization Grants will help NC’s early childhood education programs recover from the COVID-19 crisis, get parents back to work, and grow the state’s economy.

SALUD Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Every Day

Salud is a welcoming space for everyone, especially Latinos, who are the fastest-growing ethnic population in Mecklenburg County, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Biden signs order to advance educational equity for Latino students

The initiative aims to increase Latino families’ access to quality educational programs, address inequitable treatment of Latino children, and break down barriers to higher education, among other things.

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