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Contact: Nepherterra Estrada Best O: 704.375.9553 | C: 414.704.9932 E: neph@pridecommunications.net Barings, Coca-Cola Consolidated and Nucor CorporationCommit a Combined $3.7 Million to Mayor’s Racial Equity Initiative Public-private partnership to address inequities and boost opportunity in Charlotte-Mecklenburg increases overall fundraising total to nearly 90 percent of its $250 million goal CHARLOTTE, N.C.…
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Statement of Work – Mayor’s Racial Equity Initiative: Employer Commitment

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Building on the work of the Mayor’s Racial Equity Employer Commitment Work Stream, the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance (CLT Alliance) is opening the call for proposals to provide consultative services for the development of an actionable plan, budget, timeline, and metrics for racial equity-related employer initiatives to be implemented by the CLT Alliance over the next three-to-five years.…
Business

Real Men Get Manicures and Pedicures

By John Burton Jr. Imagine being in a nail salon, receiving your normal service, and two strapping construction workers venture in. They’re not there to meet their significant others but proceed to plop down in chairs at the pedicure station. Subsequently, they peel off their dirt-caked construction boots, then place their feet in the awaiting bubbling foot water bath.…
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The Write Brothers Inspire the Next Generation of Leaders

By Anders J. Hare These four Black men — Rev. Reggie Tuggle, Dr. Augustus Parker III, Patrick Diamond and Ron Ancrum — didn’t form their writing collective just to tell their individual stories. They wanted to teach readers that no matter where they come from or what their circumstances are, they have the power to accomplish their goals.…
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Special Section – Influential Women Leading the Way in Charlotte 12

As the CEO of C.W. Williams Community Health Center for seven years, Debra Weeks has focused on transforming the way many patients, especially the underserved, receive medical services. The mission of the health center is to provide access to excellent and comprehensive preventative, medical, dental and mental health care to all in Mecklenburg County and surrounding counties, regardless of their inability to pay.…
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Special Section – Influential Women Leading the Way in Charlotte 11

Janet Parker Public Information Manager, Mecklenburg County Sherriff’s Office Photo by Isaiah Anderson/Eye Sun Photography By Vanessa Clarke Journalist, producer, reporter, influencer and body-positive model are a few of Janet Parker’s titles, but she is also the public information manager for the Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Department.…