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Thanks to all who submitted proposals by the Nov. 22 deadline! If you have other ideas for consideration, please contact Carolina Engagement Week Organizers.

Carolina Engagement Week returns for a second year from February 27 through March 3, 2023. Join us for statewide community-driven partnerships powered by state and local community leaders and Carolina faculty, staff and students.

Contact Carolina Engagement Week Organizers.

Want to Relive 2022 Engagement Week?

Check out these highlights!

2022 Carolina Engagement Week offered a mix of in-person, hybrid, virtual and on-demand events.

A Message from Chancellor Guskiewicz

Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz discusses Carolina Engagement Week and the University’s commitment to partnering with North Carolina’s communities to support good work in all 100 counties of our state.

Voter Empowerment Training

Participants learned how to empower and educate the community for the 2022 primary election season. This event was sponsored by the Carolina Center for Public Service, Mi Pueblo and You Can Vote.

Inclusive STEM Playgroups

This presentation demonstrated a research-practice partnership between the STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education Center (STEMIE) at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill.

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Fayetteville State University and NCGrowth Create Economic Resilience

Online Only NC

At this panel discussion, participants will learn about how Fayetteville State University is leveraging over $175 million of st ate appropriations to build economic resilience in the broader Cumberland County Region. FSU is a partner of NCGrowth's AICER (Anchor Institutions … Continued

From Campus to Community: Garden for Good

Carolina Community Garden 212 Wilson Street, Chapel Hill, NC

This event will be a service event co-hosted by the Carolina Community Garden and APPLES Service-Learning. Participants will learn about the garden, volunteer in the garden and then take part in a reflection exercise. The event will be interactive and … Continued

Engaging Across Campus to Promote Voting Access

Carolina Student Union Room 3102 209 South Road, Chapel Hill

The panel discussion will feature a variety of undergraduate students and graduate students who participate in the Civic Engagement Working Group. They will be joined by Leadership Development Program Coordinator Natasha Young in answering questions moderated by Ryan Nilsen from … Continued

Marian Cheek Jackson Center: Involving Students in Community-First Oral History

Carolina Student Union, Room 2422 209 South Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

Through this workshop, participants will be introduced to the Marian Cheek Jackson Center's oral history methodology in npushing against the exploitative relationship between community members and academic researchers. Throughout the academic year, the Marian Cheek Jackson Center hosts workshops to … Continued

The Current State of Waste and Race in North Carolina

Online Only NC

This talk will examine the historical and contemporary impacts that solid waste facilities have on communities of color in North Carolina and reflect on the 40-year history of environmental justice organizing around waste facilities in the United States. Courtney Woods … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill is committed to a welcoming, accessible experience. We will be using automatic live captions for virtual and hybrid events. If you need other accommodations to join and participate in in-person events, please send an email to