What @sog_ced is reading online: November 2021

Published for Community and Economic Development (CED) on November 30, 2021.

The following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.


DFI in the news:

Celebrating 10 years of transformative investment in North Carolina communities and beyond. Congratulations to the Development Finance Initiative! Thank you LGFCU for supporting its important work. https://bit.ly/3EciyF0

The City of Orangeburg, SC is seeking public and community input on the three redevelopment scenarios proposed for Railroad Corner. https://bit.ly/3D3oGyh

UNC DFI in the field: Engaging with Claflin University students in Orangeburg, SC to gather feedback on proposed redevelopment plans for the historic Railroad Corner. https://bit.ly/3EeqYMg

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

From NC Rural Center President: What census data tells us about rural NC. Onslow and Johnston Counties shift from rural to regional city/suburban category. https://bit.ly/3FZkGR8

$320 million in NC state budget for business location incentives for a transformative project. Bloomberg reporting that negotiations could involve a Toyota battery plant at Greensboro-Randolph County industrial megasite. https://bit.ly/3loegD9

If you were not able to participate in the 6-day ARP/CLFRF course delivered by UNC School of Government and state partners in October, recordings are available free of charge. Register to receive the links to the recordings and corresponding materials: https://unc.live/3I9AvGU

Other CED Items:

Authors of 2011 “Collective Impact” article in Stanford Social Innovation Review argue today for centering equity in the work to achieve real impact. https://bit.ly/3G2x2b6


Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….” October 2021

Compiled by Sara Cockerham

Topics - Local and State Government