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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.
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