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Jan 28, 2022

Director’s Log | January 2022

Responding to a Punch in the Face North Carolina’s educational attainment initiative, myFutureNC, is, and has been, in my opinion, the best organized, best imagined public policy initiative in our… 

Oct 29, 2021

Director’s Log | October 2021

Recovery Economy: The Best of Times; The Worst of Times At IEI these days, we’re spending a lot of time looking at tables and trendlines and econometric studies (more on… 

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Aug 31, 2021

First in Future: Power Of Local Support of Educational Attainment with Dale Jenkins, Dr. Laura Leatherwood and Rev. James Gailliard

In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Local Support of Educational Attainment" with guests Dale Jenkins, former CEO Curi and co-chair, myFutureNC Commission; Dr. Laura Leatherwood, President Blue Ridge Community College; Rev. James Gailliard, Senior Pastor Word Tabernacle and member, NC House of Representatives. 

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Aug 17, 2021

First in Future: Power Of Affordability In Increasing Attainment with Toni Blount, Martha Quillin and Abdur-Raqib Gant

In this episode, we focus on the "Power of Affordability In Increasing Attainment" with guests Toni Blount - Regional Impact Manager, myFutureNC; Abdur-Raqib Gant - NCA&T student, and Martha Quillin - News and Observer reporter. 

Feb 26, 2021

Director’s Log | February 2021

What Comes Next? Without thinking about it last week, I found myself whistling a tune after we finished our Emerging Issues Forum. I know the whistling was partly relief —… 

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Sep 21, 2020

First in Future: Cecilia Holden and Jeni Corn

Three years ago myFutureNC looked at NC’s future economy and came to the conclusion that to meet the needs of the future, we need more people with some sort of meaningful credential beyond high school. The Institute for Emerging Issues has been looking at this issue over the past few months, and we’re bringing together a big discussion of all those issues in a few days. This episode features the head of the nonprofit myFutureNC, Cecilia Holden and their research director, Jeni Corn. 

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Sep 15, 2020

First in Future: Sarah Hall

myFutureNC looked at NC’s future economy and came to the conclusion that to meet the needs of the future. This episode features IEI Senior Policy and Program Manager Sarah Hall, who’s been has been looking at this issue.