Since its publication last year, MDC’s State of the South report on the upward mobility of Southern young
NC VetsCorps is a statewide AmeriCorps program offering resources and services to veterans, active duty service members, and military families.
On the Charlotte, N.C., leg of our 2014 State of the South road trip, we met with local leaders from the nonprofit, business, and education sectors.
In the age of startups, business incubators, and Silicon Valley, entrepreneurship conjures images of computer scientists, high-tech companies, and sleek offices in big cities.
When Jessica Rodgers graduated in 2013 with a degree in foreign languages, she was looking for international policy experience, but ties to North Carolina and a serendipitous sighting of a Craigslist job posting brought her to MDC’s NC VetsCorps
There used to be so many oysters in Chesapeake Bay that ships would run aground on reefs piled high with them. By the turn of the 20th century, oystermen were harvesting 20 million bushels a year, delivered by steamship and rail to cities up and down the East Coast.