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Jun 22, 2022

North Carolina Workforce Development Leadership Initiative Launches This Fall

Units across NC State University, in collaboration with the NCWorks Commission and the NC Association of Workforce Development Boards, will launch the NC Workforce Development Leadership Initiative this fall. 

Apr 27, 2022

Moving Forward: Questions and Practices for Remembering and Grounding

Rural Faith Senior Fellow John Dempsey Parker offers some ways faith and community leaders can reflect on what’s needed in their communities right now. 

Sep 16, 2021

IEI Names First Hunt Intern Working on Public Policy Issues

Shevani Mehta, a senior at NC State, is serving as the Hunt intern during the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Sep 14, 2021

Exploring a NC Regional Exchange: What’s Needed Right Now?

Guest authored by John Dempsey Parker, Fellow, Institute for Emerging Issues This piece is the third in a series of stories connected to the exploration of a regional leadership exchange,… 

Aug 31, 2021

Building With Our Veterans (Reconnect to Economic Opportunity)

Founded in 2016, Building with our Veterans is an education, training, and employment program that (as the name suggests) helps to secure long term work for veterans as code officials of Mecklenburg County. 

Aug 30, 2021

Director’s Log | August 2021

From High Conflict to Good Conflict: In Praise of 50 Shades of Gray There are two kinds of people in this world: people who think there are two kinds of… 

Aug 26, 2021

Resources & Reasons to Grow (Reconnect to Mental Health & Well-Being)

Resources & Reasons to Grow (R&RG) is a collective, still in its infancy, with aspirations to become an organization that will facilitate and support peer-to-peer mental health services. 

Aug 12, 2021

Institute for Emerging Issues announces next round of BAND-NC grant recipients, continues to push for digital equity across the state.

Thirty-two North Carolina county-level initiatives will each receive a $5,000 grant to help bridge the digital divide in their communities. 

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Aug 10, 2021

Project 40 (Reconnect Rural and Urban)

How might a city and its region plan around sustainable food systems to address the critical issues of climate change, racial equity, and shared urban-rural prosperity? 

Aug 3, 2021

Mixxer Community Makerspace (Reconnect to Community)

Mixxer is a makerspace: a building kitted out with a wide array of hardware, ranging from lathes, drill presses, and sewing machines to laser cutters, 3D printers, and arduino kits.…