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Whole Community Connection is a leadership program for community-academic partners

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WCC is on a mission:

Whole Community Connection (WCC) supports leaders to advance health equity in rural North Carolina by increasing local power to focus on priorities by and at the community level and co-creating a model of relationship centered engagement.

Do you share the WCC vision?

A healthy, thriving North Carolina for all through community-academic partnerships

Let’s collaborate!

Teams of collaborators from existing partnerships including 2 community members from Edgecombe or Robeson County and 2 UNC-CH faculty or researchers are eligible to apply. Selected teams participate in one year of leadership strengthening focused on building relationships for collective and community-led action and receive $45,000 in funding to improve community health.

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Latest Past Events

School Meals For All NC (SMFA) Ambassadors

School Meals For All NC (SMFA) Ambassadors Attention NC Youth and Young Leaders (High School) We are working to secure funding for school meals for all so that every child in every public school in North Carolina has access to … Read more

Mental Health First Aid Lumberton

Partnership for Children 210 E. 2nd Street, Lumberton

Join us for Mental Health First Aid! September 13, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Partnership for Children Are you a provider working within Robeson County and looking for ways to enhance your skills to help support families … Read more

Events are subject to change. Please check back prior to the event or contact the event coordinator for additional details.