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A GROWING VOICE: Asian American Voters in North Carolina

November 18, 2016 - Asian Americans have become the fastest growing racial demographic in this politically divided state and could play a key role in 2016 and future elections. asian americans north carolina southeast asians hmong montagnard k'ho elections voting election 2016 presidential race u.s. senate race gubernatorial race political parties hb 589 voting rights wake county Democracy NC southeast asian coalition nc asian americans together institute for southern studies allie yee get-out-the-vote

ISS Event: Money in politics as a civil rights issue

October 5, 2015 - How does Big Money affect the promise of political equality? An event co-sponsored by the Institute for Southern Studies on Oct. 15 in Durham, N.C. will explore how today's campaign finance system operates as a barrier to equal and meaningful participation in democracy.

ISS/Facing South seeks communications summer intern

January 23, 2015 - The Institute for Southern Studies/Facing South is seeking a communications intern to work with us this summer. This paid summer internship will provide an opportunity for a Pell grant-eligible, undergraduate student to get hands-on experience with the Institute, with the nonprofit sector and in online communications.Interested students can apply here. Applications are due by Feb. 2.