Welcoming Interactive Visits Asian Library

Dr. Nini Visiting Initiative2.jpgDr. Eumelia Nini Bautista de Garcia discusses immigration history and local issues with members of the Welcoming Interactive Conference on May 18, 2022.

MAY 18, 2022 — Attendees of the the Welcoming Interactive, an initiative of Welcoming America, recently paid a visit to the Asian Library as part of their annual conference, held this year from May 18-20 in Charlotte.  The conference highlights successful practices and inspiring stories about immigrant inclusion, programs, policies, and partnerships on economic development, civic engagement, government leadership, and more. Attendees learn about local innovations from peer communities and come away with new ideas and energy to foster welcoming places for all. Representatives from the Carolinas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and AsiaCarolinas.org discussed some of the local initiatives they were delivering to the Asian American community in the greatre Charlotte region.