Summer Symposium Spotlight | Rosalia Torres-Weiner

Wandering around Charlotte, you’ll likely come across colorful, eye-catching murals on public buildings. Some of the most striking of them were painted by artist and activist Rosalia Torres-Weiner.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Zhenia Martinez

At the 2017 Summer Symposium, Zhenia will take the stage to personalize the immigrant narrative. When we talk about a changing Charlotte and a diversifying South, Zhenia, her family, and the communities they serve are what we’re talking about.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Tom Hanchett

Tom Hanchett has described Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Salad Bowl City, a moniker he’ll parse in more depth in his talk at the Summer Symposium.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Piko Ewoodzie

During the 2017 Summer Symposium in Charlotte, Piko will describe the burden that we, as eaters, assume when we engage with new immigrant restaurateurs.

Brooks’ Sandwich House

“Well our philosophy is that simple. You just put out the best product that you can for the fairest price that you can, and people will come.”