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Emerging Issues Forum

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 16, 2024

Apply Now for IEI’s Financial Resilience Community Cohort

Applications are now being accepted for IEI's new Financial Resilience Community Cohort. Five community-based organizations from across the state will be selected to join the cohort and work together to support building financial resilience locally. 

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Jan 30, 2024

Last Chance to Apply for a Scholarship for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Students and others who identify cost as a barrier to registering for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum can still submit a scholarship application to attend the forum for free. Applications are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2024. 

Jan 29, 2024

Director’s Log | January 2024

Happy New Year! By the time you read this, we’ll be a few weeks away from the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. The halls of IEI are bustling this time of… 

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. 

Graphic for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, titled Weathering Financial Storms, taking place on Feb. 13, 2024 in Raleigh.

Nov 1, 2023

Registration Open for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Registration is now open for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, Weathering Financial Storms: A Resilient Future for North Carolina Families. The forum will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at the NC State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh.  

Mar 29, 2023

Director’s Log | March 2023

Shaping public policy by listening to the community Multiple philosophers have been credited with the quote, “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as… 

Feb 28, 2023

Director’s Log | February 2023

On Monday, Feb. 13, only a few hours after the end of the “big game,” IEI’s own dedicated team opened the doors of the NC State University McKimmon Center and officially… 

Jan 25, 2023

Director’s Log | January 2023

Help Wanted: Join Our Team of Change Agents A new year marks new beginnings, and I’m excited to start 2023 as the next director of the Institute for Emerging Issues.… 

Jan 20, 2023

Agenda Announced for the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum, Talent First Economics

Attendees at the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum will hear directly from speakers and panels about real measures that can break down barriers faced by workers so they can connect with meaningful employment.