Americans still cavalier toward Covid-19 despite surge in cases

Radio One Networks • Ron Holland, Host of "Community Voices"

Cavalier attitude toward Covid-19 despite surge in cases

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Community Fund Created to Assist with COVID-19 Needs

Charlotte Community Rallies to Assist Families During Health Crisis

Community Fund Created to Assist with COVID-19 Needs

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Leading on Opportunity Announces the Launch of the North Mecklenburg Economic Mobility Collaborative

Uniting for Change in North Mecklenburg County

Community leaders in Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville unite for transformative change.

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A Year of Igniting Change: 2019

Leading on Opportunity

In 2019, we set our sights on our North Star Goal with input from hundreds across Charlotte-Mecklenburg along the way. Learn about our work and community impact this year.

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Northside Baptist Church Shares Hope with Families Affected by Affordable Housing Crisis

WSOC-TV • Kevin Campbell

As part of a pilot program, Northside Baptist Church has partnered with Leading on Opportunity, WSOC-TV and several nonprofit organizations to continue the community conversation about the affordable housing crisis and how the collaboration can support families and children within the services of A Child’s Place to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education.

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Leading on Opportunity ED Takes New Role to Direct Financial Security CLT

A New Chapter Begins for Dr. Stephanie Cooper-Lewter in January 2020

Stephanie Cooper-Lewter has announced that she will step down as executive director of Leading on Opportunity in January 2020 to accept a new role directing Financial Security CLT, a coalition of Mecklenburg County nonprofits working to help families achieve greater financial security.

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Feed the Children to Deliver Items to Charlotte on November 19

WSOC-TV • Kevin Campbell - October 29, 2019

On Nov. 19 at Northside Baptist Church, Feed the Children along with Concord Hospitality will deliver a truckload of food and personal care items to help 400 families in the Charlotte area.

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Leading on Opportunity to Host On the Table CLT 2019

WSOC TV • Kevin Campbell - September 27, 2019

Leading on Opportunity will host this year’s On the Table CLT, a community-wide civic engagement initiative that convenes thousands of Charlotte residents in conversations on important community issues.

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Meeting Presents Opportunity to Galvanize Community for Lakeview

WSOC TV • Kevin Campbell - August 28, 2019

“We need to lift up potential bright spots in neighborhoods like Lakeview,” Cooper-Lewter said. “If things are going to change, we have to have conversations and work.”

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Community Conversation: The American Dream vs. Charlotte Reality

WBTV • Dedrick Russell - July 26, 2019

Featuring Leading on Opportunity Executive Director Stephanie Cooper-Lewter, Leading on Opportunity Council Member and County Manager Dena Diorio, and community organizations like Crisis Assistance Ministries, Central Piedmont Community College, the Urban League of Central Carolinas, Meck Pre-K, and Workforce Investment Network.

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