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Survive SHARE Overcome: Lessons from the Classroom

During this presentation, participants will learn about an academic enrichment and physical activity program called “Brains and Games” that was developed and implemented by two UNC medical students in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of Durham and Orange … Continued

The Current State of Waste and Race in North Carolina

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Event Recap Event Description 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 … Continued

Deepening Engagement in Western NC for Health and Economic Development

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Event Recap Event Description At this virtual presentation, participants will explore ways that UNC is serving the western region through teaching, research and service. Through unique internal and external partnerships and programs, UNC is contributing to the creation of … Continued

The Power of the Humanities in Prison and Juvenile Justice Education

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Learn about the ways the Philosophy Department and other departments at UNC are working with the Friday Center and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety to bring humanistic inquiry and educational opportunities to adult prisons and juvenile justice facilities.

Building Relationships Across Differences

An interactive training for building relationships with people of different backgrounds. Participants will tackle questions such as: What do you want people to think about you? What are you worried they will think about you? What tactics might you employ … Continued

Student Leadership in Service

Join APPLES Service-Learning student leaders to learn about the variety of opportunities for engagement on and off-campus. APPLES provides direct service opportunities, plus education and reflection, to help students make deeper meaning of their service and learn more about communities … Continued

We’re Still Here: North Carolina’s Indigenous Cultures

North Carolina is home to the largest population of American Indians east of the Mississippi River, totaling more than 184,000 people with eight state-recognized tribes and four urban Indian organizations. During this program, we will learn more about each tribe … Continued

Supporting Entrepreneurs in the Mount Olive Region of NC

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During the Fall of 2021, CREATE, an affiliated center of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, worked with the University of Mount Olive and community stakeholders to examine economic development strategies for the Mount Olive Region with the goal of … Continued

Black Business and the Future of Rocky Mount

During the summer of 2021, CREATE's NCGrowth program worked with a coalition of business owners, investors and community leaders on the development of a plan for a Black Business Matters District in downtown Rocky Mount.

UndocuCarolina: Collaborating to Build a Welcoming Community

Learn more about the work being done by UndocuCarolina, a collaboration of UNC students, faculty, staff, community members, the Carolina Latinx Center and LatinxEd. UndocuCarolina is working to increase visibility, support and resources for members of the Carolina community living … Continued

NC CEAL: The Black/African-American Community Response Team

The North Carolina Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Research Team established a collaborative process that implements intentional strategies to fully engage community partners to build the power necessary for shared decision making. The establishment of this collaborative also allows space for … Continued

Community Leadership Development in Eastern Carteret County

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The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, through their philanthropic collaborative problem-solving program, has funded a multi-year effort in eastern Carteret County to engage the community to build their own capacity for community resilience. As part of that effort, UNC faculty acted … Continued

Interprofessional Team-based Leadership Development

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This webinar describes inclusive and interdisciplinary models for leadership development. Participants will learn about three team-based leadership initiatives for healthcare providers, healthcare trainees, and community-academic partnerships.  

Measure What Matters in Carolina Across 100: Our Work, Our State

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Carolina made a bold declaration last year. After carefully listening to thousands of voices, we would partner with communities in each of the state's 100 counties to tackle the most pressing challenges coming out of COVID-19. This Engagement Week session … Continued

Community Health Assessments Across NC

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Presenters will share descriptions and best practices for effectively conducting community health assessments and community health improvement planning.

Community Voices: Promoting Health Equity for Rural Mothers and Children

In the presentation, learn about a multi-year collaborative community project. For the past three years, this team has connected with various community members (adults and youth), developed organizational partnerships, and built relationships with stakeholders to implement policy, systems and/or environmental … Continued