North Carolina's transformation into a fast-growing, dynamic, and much-envied state was no accident. Smart, forward-thinking leaders from both the public and private sectors worked with engaged citizens to build the modern North Carolina. Our leaders and citizens saw the wisdom and value of investing in our people and strengthening our communities, and that investment yielded great results.
The 2020 Census is more than three years away, but preparations for the decennial count have already begun. The NC Counts Coalition seeks a full-time Director to organize North Carolina’s efforts to count every person. The Director will lead planning efforts as the state prepares for the 2020 Census and manage a statewide network of elected officials, non-profit and business leaders who are committed to the ensuring an accurate and representative census count. Read More
Think NC First today released a new report on health disparities that plague North Carolina’s health care system. The report written by Lee Dixon, Director of the Albemarle State Policy Center, looks at one solution already at work in Maryland—Health Enterprise Zones. Read More