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

WSOC-TV • Kevin Campbell

Community collaborative supports homeless families and children

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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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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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