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Dr. Karen L. Cox author of No Common Ground

Nov 24, 2021
Wednesday, December 8 – Join in a rare opportunity to hear from Dr. Karen L. Cox, the nationally acclaimed authority on Confederate monuments, and to better understand the movement to take down monuments across the South, including right here in Cornelius.

November 30th is Giving Tuesday!

Nov 24, 2021
Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30th, is a great time to contribute (financially and through time and talent!) to Unity in Community's efforts to achieve racial justice in N. Meck., NC.

Ready, Set, Vote!!!

Sep 29, 2021
Find out where the candidates stand on the issues you care about. Plan to attend (in-person or via Zoom) the Candidate Forum(s) in your town!! Must signup! Huntersville: Oct 5 / Davidson: Oct 6 / Cornelius: Oct 7 / Precinct 206: Oct 7 / Davidson: Oct 14

Shaping Education: Decisions & Impact

Sep 21, 2021
Join our two part virtual forum to discuss education in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. Guest speakers include: Senator Natasha Marcus; School Board Member Jennifer De La Jara; Executive Director, Secondary Dr. Brandy Nelson; and CMS Asst. Superintendent Academics Beth Thompson. Sept 29 & Oct 20.

Davidson's Concert on the Green: 2021 Davidson GospelFest

Aug 26, 2021
Put your hands together or raise them high as area gospel choirs lift up their voices in unity and love. We hope to see you there!

Join UiC in a Rally to Take Down the Confederate Monument

Jul 28, 2021
Please join UiC to encourage the removal of the Confederate Monument located in Cornelius.

S.1 For the People Act

Jun 29, 2021
Join the peaceful demonstration in support of For the People Act on Friday, July 2nd at 11am

Stop Asian Hate Peaceful Rally

Mar 23, 2021
Join UiC in denouncing Asian hate at a peaceful rally on Thursday, March 25th at 6:00 pm in the parking lot behind Cornelius Town Hall.

As a person of color, living in this country is a flip of a coin every day

Mar 19, 2021
This 3 minute video speaks against hate and white supremacy.

Elder Gallery in Charlotte: STEPHEN HAYES: BEYOND ANY MEANS

Mar 03, 2021
Hayes is fixated on the experience his artwork creates. As he has said: “”My number one goal is to wow my audience and to have meaning behind it-to have people relate to my work or even just start a conversation,” explains Hayes.

Arts and Science Council Cultural Equity Report 2020

Feb 24, 2021
It is ASC's hope that our voice and actions relative to diversity, equity, inclusion and access will encourage others – both in our sector and in the broader community – to begin and/or continue dismantling oppressive systems in pursuit of a more just, inclusive Charlotte-Mecklenburg for all.

OldTownCornelius.com: Smithville Reimagined

Feb 20, 2021
Somewhere, under a tree, hiding out in plain sight is a little-big area of town known as Smithville. Smithville, which is arguably one of Corneilus' most important historic gems, is also on the cusp of one of the most exciting redevelopment plans of the era. Read more about this historic community and enjoy the documentary: Smithville History Tour.

Smithville: a community dedicated to building up families, faith, and the future.

Feb 10, 2021
The SCC is developing a plan for revitalizing its community to be presented to the Town Board on March 1. Their plan includes making sure that long-time residents can age in place, inspiring young families to plant their roots, and setting an example that other communities can follow. On top of making organizational improvements within the SCC, the organization has also set a docket of goals with the help of Willie Jones, an experienced community organizer and affordable housing developer.

UiC Opinion piece in Cornelius Today

Jan 20, 2021
Unity in Community condemns the violence that took place on January 6, 2021, in the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Mt. Zion Confederate Monument Peaceful Protest

Dec 31, 2020
Unity in Community organized a peaceful protest to urge the Mt. Zion Monumental Association to take down the monument.

Say her name: Dr. Susan Moore

Dec 28, 2020
Medical racial disparities and Covid-19 medical treatment.

UiC Co-sponsored Event - Oct. 21, 2020

Oct 01, 2020
Voting: How Can We Safeguard and Improve our Elections Many Americans across the political spectrum are concerned about the integrity of future of elections in the United States. While the coronavirus pandemic has increased public attention on local, state, and federal elections processes, concerns about our election systems have long been present in public debate. […]
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