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Although Mecklenburg County's Latino population has nearly doubled since 2000, Central and South American culture is still under-represented in local arts. The Lain American Contemporary Art Project is hoping to provide the backdrop for these groups and build awareness and understanding of the diverse community.
Charlotte is joining the likes of Atlanta, Denver, and Austin as the desired destinations for twenty-first century immigrants. Unlike the prior generations of Latino immigrants who primarily came from Mexico to work as laborers, this generation aims to become entrepreneurs.