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The Policy Center's What's Happening Now:
NCIMED Town Hall
Join The Institute on Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an update on the state of North Carolina businesses during COVID-19.
The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development Town Hall is a virtual Quarterly Meeting hosted by NCIMED's Policy Center and moderated by WNCU 90.7FM, Durham, NC. NCIMED's Town Hall brings together community stakeholders, partners, small business owners and government officials from national, state and local levels to discuss current information regarding key issues impacting diverse small businesses in North Carolina. Town Hall meetings will also address the current state of diverse small businesses amid the role out of national, state and local funding opportunities.
Register to join us on the following dates at 11AM-12NOON via ZOOM. The ZOOM login information will follow upon registration. Each one hour Town Hall Meeting will consist of a 45 minute discussion, followed by 15 minute Q&A.
Future Town Halls:
- September 24
- December 10
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4 Key Priorities
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.
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.
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.
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.
To Strengthen the Asset Base of Diverse Populations Through Policy, Education and Opportunities
Economic Prosperity for Diverse Populations
Trust ~ Respect ~ Integrity ~ Professionalism