IEI Summer School Series

IEI Summer School 2021

The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) is committed to engaging and building capacity within communities across the state. Building off of the success of last year’s summer school, IEI’s 2021 Summer School Series will focus on community dialogue and collaboration in North Carolina, and how to prepare ourselves internally to address conflict and polarization. Session descriptions are provided in more detail below.

IEI Summer School At-A-Glance

Date Topics Speaker
August 16 and August 18,  3 – 4:30 p.m. Identifying, Strengthening, and Connecting Leaders to Make NC’s Rural Communities Healthier and Thriving Calvin Allen
August 23 and August 25,  3 – 4:30 p.m. Identifying, Strengthening, and Connecting Leaders to Make NC’s Rural Communities Healthier and Thriving (Repeat) Calvin Allen

 

Identifying, Strengthening, and Connecting Leaders to Make NC’s Rural Communities Healthier and Thriving
(25 participant maximum per week)

  • Week 1: August 16 and August 18, 2021, 3–4:30 p.m.
  • Week 2 (repeat): August 23 and August 25, 2021 3–4:30 p.m.

This three-hour virtual session, spread over two days (Monday and Wednesday), will explore the role of conflict in community change and provide ideas for effective conflict management toward more responsive solutions. This interactive session is limited to 25 people, on a first come basis. The session will be offered twice.

Presenter: Calvin Allen, Rural Forward NC Director, a Program of the Foundation for Health Leadership and Innovation. Read Bio