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9 Apr

CBI Executive Director Honored As Charlotte Opportunity Champion!

CBI is excited to announce that our Executive Director, Dianne English has been recognized as one of Charlotte’s 50 Opportunity Champions by Leading on Opportunity! This honor celebrates those who bridge racial and economic differences in the Charlotte region, and invest in building a stronger community for all children, youth and families.   Click here […]

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25 Mar

Ted Fillette Receives Advocate’s Award

Please join CBI in congratulating Ted Fillette on his honor by the NC Bar Association with this year’s Advocate’s Award, which recognizes “superstars” of the legal profession. You can read more here! Congratulations to you, Ted!  If ever there was a superstar, it’s you. We are forever grateful to have you in the CBI family.

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25 Mar

LU40 Alum, Elizabeth Trosch Brings Reform to Jail Bonds

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27 Feb

Former CBI Board Chair Honored by HRC

CBI Board Chair, Tom Warshauer will be honored at the 2019 North Caroline HRC Gala on February 23rd. Tom's history of fostering equity in the Charlotte community will be celebrated at the event as he will be recognized as the Legacy Award Honoree.

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27 Feb

LU40 Alum, Hanna Hasan Facilitates Tough Conversations

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26 Dec

CBI Alumni Builds Bridges in Bolivia

At CBI, we think of ourselves as connectors. With a mission of closing divides in our Charlotte community, our work is focused on empowering local leaders to build bridges across difference, and there’s one LUD40 alumn that’s taking this challenge literally!  LU40 Class alumni Aislinn Smith is leading a special project with Beaufort Beatty Construction […]

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22 Oct

CBI to Host Two #OnTheTableCLT Conversations

Community Building Initiative invites you to join us for a facilitated #OntheTableCLT discussion on the Legacy of Segregation in Charlotte and its lasting impact. Our conversation will be hosted in partnership with Common Market Southend.   As our community continues to grow, we want everyone to have the opportunity to participate in these important conversations. […]

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18 Jun

CBI Takes 40 Under 40 By Storm

CBI would like to congratulate our alumni for being recognized by Charlotte Business Journal’s 40 Under 40! We couldn’t be more proud and are thrilled that other community organizations are recognizing their accomplishments as both professionals and dedicated advocates in making Charlotte a great place to work and live. To our alumni, please take a […]

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3 Apr

Join CBI For An Exclusive Event Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

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30 Jan

LU40 Class 5 Alum Creating Sustainable Future at JCSU

This article was originally published in “West Side Stories”, a series by the Historic West End Initiative.   Johnson C. Smith University has been a cornerstone of the Historic West End since 1867. As one of the oldest predominantly African-American universities in the state of North Carolina, JCSU is a treasured landmark rich with history. […]

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