Careers4All: From prison to full-time employment

After spending more than 20 years in prison, finding work proved nearly impossible for 43-year-old Jaraun “Gemini” Boyd. “I couldn’t […]
By Michaela Duckett | April 2, 2018

Leading on Opportunity appoints Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter as executive director

Stephanie Kripa Cooper-Lewter, who was orphaned in India, will lead a countywide initiative to address Charlotte-Mecklenburg's economic mobility problem, which tends to keep poor people poor.
By Glenn Burkins | January 16, 2018

Levine Foundation to assist low-income, minority students entering CPCC

Starting next fall, 15 low-income, minority students from five local high schools will get to attend Central Piedmont Community College tuition-free.
By Glenn Burkins | October 31, 2016

Patrick Graham talks about his decision to leave Urban League of Central Carolinas

After nine years leading the local Urban League, Patrick Graham will step down Oct. 31 to head Charlotte Works, the workforce development board for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
By Glenn Burkins | September 13, 2016