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In the News

Media CoverageJuly 18, 2017

Chapel Hill Nonprofit Secures Another $10 Million Gift

“This funding support will break through those barriers to help underserved students identify higher education opportunities that fit them best. More importantly, we know that greater higher education access can serve as a catalyst for positive change for students as well as communities across our great state,” [Nicole Hurd] added.

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Impact Stories

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April 6, 2016

Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity in NC

A new study commissioned by the John M. Belk Endowment finds that economic mobility in every region of North Carolina ranks well below the national average, and unless communities create better opportunities, the limited chances of success for a growing portion of the population could jeopardize the state’s economic future. Among the report’s key findings:… FULL STORY >

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Learning Links

April 12, 2017

Leading on Opportunity: The Charlotte Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force Report

The work begins today to ensure Charlotte-Mecklenburg is a community that cares about all of our children and youth—regardless of their income, background, race or zip code—and where all of our children feel they belong, have big dreams and have the opportunity to achieve those dreams.

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