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Can you believe it?  It's time to close out year 2020!  Join The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development on Thursday, December 10, 2020 for an information packed, two-hour event!  During this conference,  The Institute will bring together community stakeholders, partners, small business owners and government officials from national, state and local levels to discuss current information regarding key issues impacting the current state of equity challenges such as housing affordability, homelessness, healthcare, entrepreneurship, education, workforce development and unequal access to jobs and economic opportunity throughout communities in North Carolina.
Register to join us on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10:00AM-12:00PM (EST) via ZOOM. The ZOOM login information will follow upon registration. The conference will be hosted by NCIMED's Policy Center and moderated by WNCU 90.7FM, Durham, NC.

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"The Impact of COVID-19 on NC Small Businesses" Survey Results

"The Impact of COVID-19 on NC Small Businesses" is a trusted survey affecting diverse small businesses in North Carolina published by The Institute for Economic Development's Policy Center. This quarterly periodical reports on the state of diverse small businesses in North Carolina amid the COVID-19 pandemic and provides statistical information to our local, state, and federal government to contribute to the advancement of our civil society.

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4 Key Priorities

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ADVOCACY

Retain and strengthen a core of expert advisors which consist of economists, demographers, statisticians, financial analysts, and policy makers to provide relevant information to inform and support key stakeholders, corporate partners and business clients.

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POLICY DEVELOPMENT

Issue periodic reports to inform the general public and key stakeholders on issues relevant to opportunities and barriers to the growth of net worth by minorities and women.

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EDUCATION

Serve as the center of knowledge on the status of minority and women owned business and relevant public sector policies and private sector practices.

Host forums and symposia on key areas of interest in economic development and net worth growth of minorities, women and under resourced populations.

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ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS

Support and assist institutions such as HBCUs that bring economic value and impact to the success of minorities and historically low wealth populations and neighborhoods.  Provide education and training.

Maintain relationships with key public officials, corporate leaders, non-profit allies, and other individuals committed to advancing economic opportunities for the under resourced  net worth populations.

Mission

To Strengthen the Asset Base of Diverse Populations Through Policy, Education and Economic Opportunities

Vision

Economic Prosperity for Diverse Populations

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Values

 

Trust  I  Excellence I  Innovation I  Collaboration