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Feb 29, 2024

Director’s Log | February 2024

On behalf of the Institute for Emerging Issues, I want to thank everyone who made the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum an outstanding event! From the insights and expertise of our… 

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. 

Title graphic including the language "Attend the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum for FREE. Full scholarships are available for general admission. Apply by Jan. 31, 2024.

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 22, 2024

Food Security in North Carolina

The Emerging Voices blog features stories from IEI interns, students from across the state and other up-and-coming voices about issues that matter to North Carolinians. This blog by Policy Intern Brodie Smith focuses on food security in North Carolina. 

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. 

Dec 18, 2023

Director’s Log | December 2023

The end of 2023 is upon us. As we all prepare to take a well-deserved break, I want to use this opportunity to reflect on what made this an exciting… 

Nov 30, 2023

Director’s Log | November 2023

As the holiday season officially kicks off, we’re celebrating our own season here at IEI: Forum registration season! On Nov. 1, we opened registration for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum,… 

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.