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(News) NPT Visits Our Sudanese Next Door Neighbors

Published on June 17, 2011 By Erin McInnis

We’re extremely excited to bring you a new episode of our informative and educational Next Door Neighbor series next week! In the past, we’ve brought you together with Nashville’s Kurdish, Somali, Hispanic and Bhutanese communities (now available for viewing online), and this time we’ll introduce you to Nashville’s burgeoning Sudanese neighbors. Sudan is the largest […]

NPT Invites You to Shelbyville

Published on May 13, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

The Nashville Public Television and national PBS broadcast of Welcome to Shelbyville is just around the corner (Tuesday, May 24 at 9:00 p.m.) But tomorrow, at the Nashville Downtown Public Library, NPT viewers can get a more personal experience with the film. Join NPT and ITVS Community Cinema Nashville at 2:30pm for a free reception, […]

HCA Cultural Inclusion Series Includes NPT Somali Doc

Published on July 27, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

One July 23, just a week after our successful Next Door Neighbors free screening event and panel discussion at Scarritt-Bennett Center, NPT screened the second in our series of Next Door Neighbors documentaries – Somali – at HCA as part of its Cultural Inclusion Series. The noon time screening was followed by a panel discussion […]

(NPT News) Meet Your Kurdish and Somali Neighbors at Scarritt Bennett Center

Published on July 6, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

From the official NPT News Department: Scarritt Bennett Center and NPT Invite You to Meet the Cultures of Somalia and Kurdistan That Call Nashville Home Event at Scarritt-Bennett to Use Award-Winning NPT Documentaries to Educate and Enhance Dialogue in the Community NASHVILLE, Tennessee – July 1, 2009 – Scarritt-Bennett Center and Nashville Public Television invite […]

Tennessee Now 24th in Foreign Born Residents

Published on February 21, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

The Tennessean reports that census figures, out this week on America’s foreign-born population, “show Tennessee — and particularly Middle Tennessee — becoming an increasingly popular destination for immigrants.” “Since 1990, the state gained nearly 200,000 foreign-born residents,” writes Chris Echegaray, “an increase that moved Tennessee’s ranking from 31st to 24th for the number of immigrants […]