Reconnect NC: Communities



As part of the ReCONNECT NC Series, the Institute for Emerging Issues will highlight five communities at each forum. Below are links to learn more about the five communities from each forum and an interactive map of the counties these community initiatives represent.

ReCONNECT to Community

  • Choosing Equity Series
  • Rural Opportunity Institute
  • One Team. One Goal. One Community.
  • Explore Elkin
  • Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts


ReCONNECT to Rural and Urban 

  • Carolina Core
  • Project Empathy
  • Project 40
  • Growing Outdoors Partnership


ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity 

  • Beaufort County
  • Building with Our Veterans
  • Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) of Rocky Mount
  • Partnering for Community Prosperity (P4CP)
  • United Way of Greater Greensboro, Integrated Service Delivery Initiatives

ReCONNECT to Technological Opportunity

  • Charlotte Digital Inclusion Alliance
  • City of Wilson and RIoT
  • Digital Durham
  • Land of Sky Regional Council, WestNGN Broadband Initiative
  • Wilkes Community College


ReCONNECT to Move Forward: Mental Health & Well-Being

  • El Futuro, Inc.
  • Integrating Care for Marginalized and Underserved Communities
  • McDowell County Mental Health Focused Project Post COVID-19
  • Pender County Resiliency Task Force
  • The REACH Center