CBI Bridging Group Highlight

 

LDI Class 14 members (L – R) Kevin Woods, Paul Petr, Lina James, Rhonda Watlington, Jose Espaillat and Rusty Bryson during a recent Bridging Group experience.

Bridging Groups are intended to enhance individual learning through community experiences and deeper interpersonal understanding, support and trust building. Bridging Groups provide learning at three levels:

  1. Individual – increased understanding and awareness about oneself as well as about other individuals in the group
  2. Group – increased understanding of identity groups who may be different or may be perceived as different
  3. Community – increased understanding of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community

JCSU Launches Anthology Giving Voice to Charlotte’s West Side

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Charlotte, NC – September 2, 2014- Johnson C. Smith University has published Let There be Light: Exploring How Charlotte’s Historic West End Is Shaping a New South, a ground-breaking anthology featuring essays written by some of Charlotte’s most prominent scholars, journalists and civic leaders including: JCSU President Dr. Ronald Carter, Tom Hanchett, historian of the Levine Museum of the New South, Robin Emmons, founder of Sow Much Good and Mary Newsom, journalist and associate director for UNC Charlotte’s Urban and Regional Affairs. The 167-page anthology illuminates a range of controversial issues surrounding Charlotte’s historic west end, home of the nearly 150-year-old Johnson C. Smith University.

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CBI Board Member Advocates Marriage Equality in Charlotte

CBI Board Member Bishop Tonyia Rawls and her wife, Gwendolyn, participated in the delivery of marriage equality petitions to the governor's office.

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CBI Alums Join Charlotte Chamber to Kick Off "Power of Women" Series

Several LDI Class 12 alumni participated in the Chamber's "Power of Women" kick-off on August 27, 2014.  

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L-R: Natalie Dick (Charlotte Chamber), Peggy Harris (Carolinas HealthCare System), Elisa Chinn-Gary (26th Judicial District), Tonya Brandon (CBRE).