Mark Your Calendar
Note: Our hours for business on Friday, Feb. 27 are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Programs and services will be offered on a normal schedule.
We offer Language Conversation Hours in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic and German. Here's the schedule. (The Charlotte Observer recently ran a wonderful story about our extremely popular Conversation Hours. Read it here.)
Fri, Feb 27: Today at 3 p.m., our Law Clinic will host an Information Session on Immigration Administrative Relief in English and Spanish.
Mon., Mar. 2: Young Professionals (YP@IH) social at Evening Muse. More info.
Sat., Mar. 14: At this month's Storytime young readers will create puppets for a puppet show! Families with kids pre-K to 10 are invited. More info.
Sat., March 28: Children's World of Play at ImaginOn. Noon to 4 p.m. More info.
Mar 21 - Apr 11: High school youth ambassadors from Chile and Argentina will visit Charlotte. Through a U.S. State Department initiative, they'll learn about youth empowerment, volunteerism and leadership. We're looking for families with teenagers to host our 17 guests. Hosting teens are invited to participate in all meetings and workshops. For more information, please contact Johnelle Caswell at email@example.com.
Citizen diplomacy efforts are in high gear this winter. The countries and plans include:
Chile & Argentina
Home Hosts provide a guestroom, breakfast and dinner. Be a Home Host, and you'll make an international friend. Contact Johnelle Causwell at 704-333-8099, ext. 121 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how you can host a teen from Chile or Argentina.