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Designing Better Local Food Systems – Wake County (Blog)

North Carolina is the 10th hungriest state in the nation, with 604,000 households that do not have enough to eat. The Wake County Food Security Plan tackles hunger through a … Continued




Elder Abuse Prevention – Johnston County (Blog)

Elder abuse is a growing problem in the United States, with about 10% of elder adults abused in some way each year. Learn about how UNC School of Government faculty … Continued




The Great Migration? Small Town Economics and a COVID-19 Population Reshuffle

Small towns may not be able to compete with large and mid-sized cities in terms of major amenities, but small towns have unique assets on which they could capitalize. Place-based … Continued




Economic Mobility

Dozens of Charlotte small businesses have benefited from the city’s “Open for Business” program. ncIMPACT examines how this COVID-19 relief program is giving small businesses help when they need it … Continued




‘Tis the Season – 12 Days of Data

On December 22, our holiday gift to all of you will be an Information to Action Framework that we believe will be useful as your community charts its economic recovery … Continued