In the News September 23 – October 7 

By Stephen Sills / October 10, 2022 / Comments Off on In the News September 23 – October 7 
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Housing Equity:  McArthur Park II increases affordable housing and community resilience in Fayetteville: NCORR funding supports new multifamily development: The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has funded…

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Stimulating Growth of Entrepreneurship among Minority-Owned Businesses

By Stephen Sills / October 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Stimulating Growth of Entrepreneurship among Minority-Owned Businesses

Roughly 18.7% of small businesses are minority-owned nationally with much lower percentages in the South. According to the State of North Carolina 2021 Disparity Study, there is a statistically significant…

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In the News September 9 – September 23 

By Stephen Sills / September 27, 2022 / Comments Off on In the News September 9 – September 23 
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Housing Equity:  City of Raleigh Receives 2022 Housing North Carolina Award for East College Park: The City of Raleigh began the East College Park project in 2017 to moderate residential…

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Reflections from ENC 22 – An interview with Talitha Batts

By Stephen Sills / August 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflections from ENC 22 – An interview with Talitha Batts

An interview with Talitha Batts, Director of Advocacy at the The Research, Policy and Impact Center of the National Institute of Minority Economic Development conducted by WNCU during the Executive…

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The State of Minority NC

By Stephen Sills / August 26, 2022 / Comments Off on The State of Minority NC

Presentation from the National Institute of Minority Economic Development Executive Networking Conference 2022 Once a state with a clear racial binary (white/black), North Carolina continues to become more diverse as…

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The need for Universal Pre-K and Expanded Childcare Options 

By Stephen Sills / August 18, 2022 / Comments Off on The need for Universal Pre-K and Expanded Childcare Options 

There are clear benefits to pre-kindergarten programming. There is evidence that children experience lasting benefits from the development of non-finite executive functioning skills like linguistic dexterity, reading comprehension, and critical…

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In the News July 20 – August 3, 2022

By Stephen Sills / August 3, 2022 / Comments Off on In the News July 20 – August 3, 2022
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Housing Equity: Treasury Announces New Steps to Increase Affordable Housing Supply and Lower Long-Term Housing Costs for American Families: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new guidance to increase…

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Workforce Needs Analysis – Guilford Jobs 2030 Initiative

By Stephen Sills / July 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Workforce Needs Analysis – Guilford Jobs 2030 Initiative
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The focus of Guilford Jobs 2030 (GC30) is to increase the percentage of the county’s population with post-secondary credentials from its current rate of 46% to 60% by the year…

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FHHP RELEASES NEW STUDY THAT EXAMINES SOCIAL DRIVERS OF HEALTH IN HIGH POINT

By Stephen Sills / July 28, 2022 / Comments Off on FHHP RELEASES NEW STUDY THAT EXAMINES SOCIAL DRIVERS OF HEALTH IN HIGH POINT

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point has released a new study highlighting summary data on health and economic disparities. The study shares new recommendations to help alleviate social and financial…

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In the News 7.20.2022

By Stephen Sills / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on In the News 7.20.2022
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Housing Equity: New Policy Protects People with Vouchers Seeking City-Supported Housing: The Charlotte City Council on Monday voted to adopt a new city policy that protects prospective tenants in City…

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