At a special awards ceremony in Durham on October 11, AARP honored:
The Latino Migration Project, an organization based in Chapel Hill that provides research and educational expertise on Latin American immigration and integration;
Triangle Interfaith Alliance – a Raleigh-based organization for people of diverse faiths committed to building and encouraging interfaith relationships and communities of collaboration, care and compassion;
AMEXCAN –a community organization in Eastern North Carolina that addresses the needs of Latinos and minorities in North Carolina;
Southeast Raleigh Assembly, Inc. – a flagship nonprofit organization that facilitates community capacity building through economic development, sustainability and individual citizen empowerment.