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Golden LEAF Foundation LogoThe Local Government Training Initiative

With the generous support of the Golden LEAF Foundation, CPLG will launch the Local Government Training Initiative in March of 2021. The initiative will provide professional development opportunities for public officials in North Carolina’s rural, tobacco dependent, and economically distressed communities with scholarships and training for mid- and entry-level public leaders. Read More »

Leadership Amid Crisis Series

The Center for Public Leadership and Governance wants to support leaders through the acute needs of the immediate COVID response effort and help local government teams to navigate the longer-term complex challenges of post-COVID recovery and renewal.

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NCCCMA Transition Support (Pilot Project Executive Coaching)

A new NCCCMA-funded pilot program supports members who are experiencing a significant transition, including job loss.  Read More »

Opioid Project

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) and the UNC School of Government announce the selection of 10 North Carolina local government teams who will work to address the opioid crisis in their communities through an intensive two-year program.
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Human Trafficking: Project No Rest

The goal of Project NO REST (North Carolina Organizing and Responding to the Exploitation and Sexual Trafficking of Children) is to increase awareness of human trafficking affecting children and youth age 25 and younger in North Carolina, especially those involved in the child welfare system, to reduce the number of these youth who are trafficked, and to improve outcomes for those who are trafficked. Read More »