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30376
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The Mexican Consulate opened in November of 2000 in Raleigh, and serves an estimated one-million people of Mexican origin in the region. Four services that are offered include consular assistance and protection regarding legal affairs, documentation and civil registry, community programs, and public diplomacy. Assistance in banking is also offered to the Hispanic population.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 3, Fall 2012, p59, por
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30310
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Nuestro Banco was created as the first Hispanic focused bank chartered in North Carolina to serve the specific needs of this population. Over the past seven years, de-novo banks have been created to serve the large and growing Hispanic population in the United States. For institutions looking to enter this market, it is important to understand the demographics and underlying drivers behind the growth of the Hispanic population.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 2, Summer 2008, p25-26, il, por
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28351
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El Futuro is the winner of a 2007 Indy Citizen Award. El Futuro is a nonprofit mental health center dedicated to treating the state’s underserved, and largely uninsured, Latino population. Founded by Luke Smith in Carrboro the group pooled the efforts of therapists and psychiatrists who spoke Spanish and were familiar with the culture of area Latinos. Staff members treat everything from immigration-related trauma and depression to sexual addiction and alcoholism through building relationships with their clients.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 47, November 2007, p17 Periodical Website
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30274
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The Hispanic population in North Carolina has the fastest growth rate of any state in the country. Most of these individuals remain unbanked, electing to pursue a cash economy. This article discusses some of the obstacles to serving unbanked Hispanics, and some of the services First Bank has begun to offer.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 86 Issue 4, Winter 2007, p27, por
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3697
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Florence Siman Zablah of Siler City received an INDEPENDENT 1997 Citizen Award for creating the Latino Program at Child Care Network in Chatham County. It makes Latinos aware of the state's health and safety practices and helps state agencies structure programs for them.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 48, Nov 1997, p13-14, il Periodical Website