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2022 Emerging Issues Forum

A central goal of the 2022 Emerging Issues Forum and a series of regional meetings afterwards is to promote local-level action that boosts educational attainment levels, especially for lower-income and students of color. For this reason IEI has chosen five community-based organizations to tell their stories and showcase their work to help close the educational attainment gap. Beyond lifting up each organization’s work, IEI will support each member of this cohort over a two-year period by promoting peer learning and delivering tailored capacity building expertise to address important organizational priorities.

This year’s community cohort is made possible by Blue Cross Blue Shield NC, the Anonymous Trust and the John M. Belk Endowment.