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12 Aug

LDI Class 10, Steve Cohen Calls for Restorative Justice for Brooklyn CLT

Steve Cohen is calling for restorative justice for Brooklyn CLT: A predominantly black community that was demolished from the Charlotte Uptown area between 1960 - 1967 due to Urban Renewal...

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30 Jul

LDI Class 15, Kim Eagle is Gaston County’s First Female Manager

CBI’s Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) Class 15 alumn, Kim Eagle, was announced as...

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10 Jul

Tom Hanchett Becomes First-Ever Historian-in-Residence

Long-term CBI Bus-Tours developer, Tom Hanchett, was honored to share his knowledge of the Queen City with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library as the Library's first Historian-in-Residence.

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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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