Our Vision: Leaders throughout North Carolina routinely build and use regional and cross-sector partnerships successfully to improve their communities.

Our Mission: To assist governments, nonprofits, businesses, faith-based organizations, and philanthropies in recognizing shared concerns and acting as partners to solve public problems and create public value.

Contact us when you need assistance to:

  • Engage in collaborative problem-solving
  • Create shared goals for public betterment, as well as the plans to achieve them
  • Craft multi-party agreements and ways to hold partners accountable
  • Work together successfully
  • Assess and refine your programs and relationships
  • Design a citizen engagement or planning event

Many of our resources are available here on this Public Intersection Project microsite, and we are always willing to discuss your specific interests in person or by e-mail. We invite the opportunity to present a proposal for consultation, facilitation, or training that will address your needs.

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Faculty Coordinators

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Teaching Associate Professor
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Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Teaching Associate Professor, Center for Public Leadership and Governance
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Professor of Public Administration and Government; Director, Leading for Results Program