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Join in on Carolina Engagement Week events!

Carolina Engagement Week takes place February 26 – March 1, 2024, bringing together Carolina faculty, staff, and students with community partners to learn about and celebrate engagement and collaboration with North Carolina communities. Learn about hybrid and in-person learning sessions being offered by Carolina Across 100 (coordinated by the ncIMPACT Initiative) and our UNC School of Government colleagues. Get the inside scoop on how our students will use a competitive challenge to support communities across the state working to prevent suicides and more effectively communicate mental health resources. Find details about the finalé reception gathering of campus and community partners to celebrate Engagement Week. Make plans to join us. These events are open to the public!

Events Hosted by UNC School of Government Faculty, Staff, and Students

February 16: POV Challenge 2024 – Carolina students are invited to share findings and ideas about improving mental health and reducing suicide in North Carolina | REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 16

February 26 from 9-10 AM: [IN PERSON] Forging a Path to Financial Success: Local Government Partnerships with the School of Government – offered by Unit Assistant List (UAL) | REGISTER TO ATTEND

February 28 from 10-11 AM: [ON-LINE] How Local Governments Can Leverage Public Data to Find Community Development Opportunities – hosted by the Development Finance Initiative (DFI) | REGISTER TO ATTEND ON-LINE

March 1 from 4-5 PM: [HYBRID] Working in Communities to Improve Youth Mental Health – hosted by Carolina Across 100 and the UNC Suicide Prevention Institute | REGISTER TO ATTEND IN-PERSON | REGISTER TO ATTEND ON-LINE

March 1 from 5:30-6:30 PM: [IN PERSON] Engagement Week Reception – come together with the campus community to celebrate Engagement Week – POV Challenge submissions will be on display and winners will be announced | REGISTER FOR THE RECEPTION


Visit the Carolina Engagement Week website for a complete list of events. Don’t miss the interactive map showing 200+ communities across North Carolina served through community-campus partnerships.


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