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December Community Workday: An End of the Year Triumph

Our latest quarterly workday took place on December 5th along tributaries of the Buffalo Creek in the Cottage Grove neighborhood. We had another great turnout with 30 community volunteers from the Health Impact Team at CHCS, Partnership to End Homelessness AmeriCorps members, neighborhood residents, and staff from the Cottage Garden’s … Continued

UNCG Rapid Responses to COVID19

Pivot Point EXCERPT FROM ARTICLE BY SUSAN KIRBY-SMITH As infrastructures stalled or failed, it became clear that communities served by UNCG centers were in the middle of Guilford County’s COVID-19 “hot spots.” Directors and their staff had to move quickly, in ways outside of their usual “accompaniment model” of service. … Continued

Panel on Homelessness

CHCS Director Stephen Sills took part as moderator of the Hunger + Homelessness Awareness Week Panel. Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. At UNCG, the Office of Leadership & Civic … Continued

Workforce Housing Survey

NHC Workforce Housing Survey Underway, Officials Say Results Will Drive Future Policy By RACHEL KEITH of QHQR • NOV 16, 2020   “There’s only so much available from the state level, from federal resources to continue encouraging that. So we do need to see more opportunities. We are seeing bonds … Continued

Addressing Housing and Community Disparities in Greensboro

Sponsored by the UNCG Sustainability Council and the Office of Sustainability, the Sustainability Lecture and Dialogue Series features UNCG researchers addressing issues integral to building thriving communities. This talk gives an overview of the conditions that have created social and environmental justice issues for Greensboro and five CHCS projects working … Continued

Community invited to complete Legal Needs Study

Raleigh, N.C. (October, 2020) – The NC Equal Access to Justice Commission and the Equal Justice Alliance have launched a comprehensive study and survey of residents across the state to help obtain additional information and inform efforts related to civil legal needs and programs in our community. The study will … Continued

UNCG/Cone Health Selected for RWJF Grant

Stephen Sills, Director, Center for Housing and Community Studies; Sandra Echeverria, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Education; and Cone Health Healthy Communities Director Kathy Colville announce that they were selected for an award as Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The IRL program supports … Continued