Sherri Chisholm Named as New Leading on Opportunity Director

Education and Nonprofit Leader Brings Strategic Vision for Systems Change

Chisholm to spearhead ongoing work to break down barriers to economic opportunity in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

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Leading on Opportunity Teams Up with ASC Charlotte as Connect With Culture Day Ambassador

Arts and Science Council Blog • ASC Charlotte

The cultural sector was identified in the report as a key partner in the effort to make Charlotte-Mecklenburg a community where every child has the ability to succeed. We will share stories from local artists whose lives were changed by the arts. Take advantage of free arts and culture experiences throughout the county on February 7-8.

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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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Leading on Opportunity's On the Table CLT Brings 8,000 Residents Together to Reflect on Home and Belonging

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Unites Over Mealtime Conversations

8,000+ Charlotte Mecklenburg Residents Unite Over Mealtime Conversations

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Seeking the Heart Podcast: The Power of Relationships

Care Ring "Seeking the Heart" Podcast • Donald K. Jonas - November 7, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Cooper-Lewter shares the power of building strong relationships.

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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 Receives Grant from Annie E. Casey Foundation; Winer Family Foundation

Expanding Opportunities for Young Families Within A Racial Equity Framework

Expanding Opportunities for Young Families Within A Racial Equity Framework

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Our Community Partner YWCA Hosts On the Table CLT

WCCB News Rising Wilson's World • Jon Wilson - October 21, 2019

Local artists join YWCA conversation on home and belonging

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