Our research observes that COVID-19 has exposed cracks in American society: inequality in income and wealth, with access to jobs, health care, and other basic services determined by demographics or zip code.
NCGrowth and the ncIMPACT Initiative at the UNC School of Government collaborated on a project to identify strategies to help local economies recover more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Black Communities Conference 2021 will take place March 15-24. Registration is now open! Our core mission is to foster collaboration among Black communities and universities for the purpose of enhancing Black community life and furthering the understanding of Black communities.
Does your community have whitewater rapids, coastal waterways, or winding rivers? If so, you may wonder how you can leverage these unique assets for economic development and increased quality of life.
Join NCGrowth, the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission and the Conservation Trust for North Carolina to explore how economically mindful heritage placemaking is taking shape in Black communities across the country.