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Jul 1, 2024

Financial Resilience Community Cohort Announced

IEI is excited to announce the five regional teams that will make up the Financial Resilience community cohort. The cohort met for the first time on June 26 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus. 

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Jun 3, 2024

Growing Connections: Celebrating Western NC’s Digital Inclusion Plans and Projects

IEI is celebrating digital inclusion partners in Western North Carolina who have worked with local organizations to create digital inclusion plans and projects for their regions. 

May 7, 2024

IEI Celebrates Graduating Student Interns

IEI congratulates its graduating student interns. These three undergraduate students have excelled as IEI interns, and the organization wishes them every success on their future journeys. 

Mar 5, 2024

IEI Invites Applications for Hunt Internship

IEI invites applications for the Hunt Internship from NC State undergraduates who are interested in a career in public service and/or public policy. 

Feb 22, 2024

Emerging Issues Forum Explores Financial Resilience for NC Families

IEI held the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum on the topic of household financial resilience on Feb. 13 in Raleigh. Nearly 400 attendees from across the state gathered to examine and discuss how NC families can withstand and recover from economic challenges. 

Feb 8, 2024

Meet Freya, IEI’s New Faith & Community Intern

Meredith College undergraduate student Freya Dahlgren joins IEI's staff as the Faith & Community Initiative Intern. 

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Feb 8, 2024

Only A Few Days Remain Until the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Only a few days remain to reserve your spot for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, "Weathering Financial Storms: A Resilient Future for North Carolina Families," taking place on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the NC State University McKimmon Center. 

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Jan 18, 2024

Maurice Smith Named Chair of IEI National Advisory Board

IEI is pleased to announce that Maurice Smith has been named the next Chair of the IEI National Advisory Board. 

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Jan 18, 2024

Tarik Woods Joins IEI as Policy and Program Manager

Get to know the new Policy & Program Manager, Tarik! Tarik will be leading research and stakeholder engagement to frame issues and identify major programmatic themes for IEI. 

Jan 16, 2024

Agenda Announced for 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

IEI is pleased to announce the agenda for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. Michelle Singletary, award-winning personal finance columnist for The Washington Post, will deliver keynote remarks.