ZSR is hosting a photgraphy exhbit by Jose Galvez, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer. Jose moved to North Carolina to document Hispanic life in 2004. This exhibit is part of his work, which includes photography and oral histories by his wife, Annie. Jose is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Latin American & Latino Studies Department.
Land of Opportunity: Latino Entrepreneurs of North Carolina
Funded by NALAC through the support of the Ford Foundation and JP Morgan Chase, this exhibit includes not only photographs but also oral histories about the lives of Hispanic business owners, their trials and triumphs. This project was presented as it evolved at Louisburg College in 2007, in the Durham City Mayor’s office in early 2008, and at NC State in Fall, 2008. It comes complete with panels of excerpts as well as information on economic impacts of immigrant business.