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WCH In the NewsWhen you can't afford the cost of life: Redefining poverty's parameters Original article courtesy of The News & Observer.May 8, 2022. Lars Dolder, Staff Writer. When Cherrelle Ramsey moved last year into an aging apartment near downtown Cary,...
The pandemic has underscored the relationship between our childcare systems and our nation’s economic and social health. A North Carolina project looks at how we need to improve.
Appropriations in the current state budget combined with federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan afford North Carolina leaders a propitious opportunity to simultaneously create a more inclusive business ecosystem and address some of the state’s most pressing social, economic, environmental and health equity issues.
The over-65 population is growing faster than the generations who will take their place. Demographer James Johnson Jr. discusses the opportunities for growth given current demographic trends.
A group of UNC-Chapel Hill students pitch the Rocky Mount City Council specifics of their analysis regarding how a possible community land trust could best serve city residents.
In North Carolina, the sick-school building syndrome – an estimated $3.1 billion problem – mainly affects children of color who attend aging and rapidly deteriorating schools in both urban and rural low wealth counties.
Despite advocacy from government officials and parents alike, we urge caution in the reopening of public schools before the coronavirus pandemic is fully under control. We are especially concerned about the premature re-opening of schools in impoverished and flood-prone environments.
The coronavirus vaccines have been rolled out unevenly across the U.S., but some states in the Deep South have had particularly dismal inoculation rates made even worse by racial disparities in access to the vaccine.
A 2020 Harris poll, conducted during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and nationwide protests, revealed Americans are turning to companies with purpose and ethics to lead us through our shared anxiety and uncertainty.
While small businesses everywhere have been hurt by Covid-19, Black-owned businesses are reportedly twice as likely to be affected. This article examines what long-term regression in sales could mean for the longevity for Black-owned bookstores.
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy joins other UNC Schools to break down economic barriers in North Carolina.
Dr. Jim Johnson named to Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental, and Health Equity Task Force
Governor Roy Cooper named the members of the Andrea Harris Social, Economic, Environmental, and Health Equity Task Force to examine communities of color that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
America needs a “new” New Deal, one that focuses laser like on fixing spaces and places in our economic system. Not just roads, bridges, airports, seaports and broadband access issues that undergird the nation’s digital divide.
From website errors to banks refusing to actually lend the cash, the roll out of some federal programs has not been seamless.