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From the President, Kathryn Hill

Dec. 06, 2016 / 276 Comments
Having been on the job only about ninety days, I am still on a steep and fascinating learning curve and I am happily discovering new facets of this organization daily. But what I know unequivocally is that this is the hardest-working staff I’ve ever seen.
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Welcoming Week | Latin American Coalition

Sep. 20, 2016 / 169 Comments
For Welcoming Week we interviewed three organizations that support Charlotte's immigration and refugee community. Each organization supports families from around the world now living in Charlotte. The Latin American Coalition works toward making our city a more welcoming community.
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We're Hosting Online Conversations Around Recent Events | Chaos or Community?

Jul. 13, 2016 / 113 Comments
In light of the tragic events in Orlando, Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas, we are reminded of Dr. Martin Luther King’s critical line of inquiry as he grappled with the demands of the civil rights movement: “Where do we go from here, chaos or community?” In challenging times such as these, community is where we find the best expression of ourselves and where we find strength. We choose community.
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In the Exhibit | F.A. Clinton

Jun. 02, 2016 / 120 Comments
Walk through our Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers exhibit and one of the first pieces often noticed is the desk of Frederick Albert Clinton. F.A. Clinton appears in the black and white photo behind the desk as a no-nonsense, proud man. His story reveals why.
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Queen City Brews: Birdsong Brewing

May. 11, 2016 / 95 Comments
During New South for the New Southerner: Queen City Brews, explore the history of brewing in Charlotte with Daniel Hartis, author of "Charlotte Beer." Meet the Birdsong Brewing Co., one of three breweries providing beer samples.
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Queen City Brews: NoDa Brewing Company

May. 04, 2016 / 123 Comments
The Charlotte area is home to nearly 20 breweries with more popping up each month. Three local companies will join us for this month's New South for the New Southerner: Queen City Brews. Meet the NoDa Brewing Company.
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Charlotte Woman of the Year | Molly Barker, 2004

Mar. 22, 2016 / 104 Comments
Each year the Charlotte Woman of the Year organization awards a local woman who exemplifies philanthropy, advocacy and community. Meet 2004 Charlotte Woman of the Year, Molly Barker.
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Charlotte Woman of the Year | Vi Lyles, 2003

Mar. 17, 2016 / 82 Comments
In honor of the upcoming Charlotte Woman of the Year Award/A Woman’s Place on March 22, we are taking a look back and speaking with previous award recipients.
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Charlotte Woman of the Year | Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, 2010

Mar. 10, 2016 / 182 Comments
Each year the Charlotte Woman of the Year organization awards a local woman who exemplifies philanthropy, advocacy and community. Meet 2010 Charlotte Woman of the Year, Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown.
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Using History and Media to Build Community

Mar. 07, 2016 / 76 Comments
With each exhibit, we consider how we can teach visitors something they never knew, how can we encourage them to become life-long learners and how can this inspire them to share their experience. ¡NUEVOlution! is our most ambitious and interactive exhibits to date. And the project as a whole expands on our vision of using history to build community.
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Charlotte Woman of the Year | Velva Woollen, 1998

Mar. 02, 2016 / 92 Comments
In honor of the upcoming Charlotte Woman of the Year Award/A Woman’s Place on March 22, we are taking a look back and speaking with previous award recipients.
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Ask an Activist: Casey Aldridge

Feb. 18, 2016 / 139 Comments
In October 2014, Casey Aldridge along with hundreds of UNC Charlotte students pulled off the largest walkout in the state. Here he shares what inspires his activism, his Concord, North Carolina upbringing and how social media plays a role in activism.
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Ask an Activist: Ashley Williams

Feb. 10, 2016 / 612 Comments
We continue our profile of youth activists in the Charlotte area who have turned their passion into action. These young people are making an impact across various spectrums of activism.
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Ask an Activist: Gloria Merriweather

Feb. 03, 2016 / 164 Comments
With the advent of social media, social justice has taken on a new role and far greater reach. These young activists (all under 30 years of age) we will profile support a broad range of causes from police brutality to education to LGBTQ rights. Meet Charlotte's latest new faces of activism.
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