Whole Community Connection applications reopen July 2023.
Whole Community Connection is a leadership program for community-academic partners
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
Teams of collaborators from existing partnerships including 2-4 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.
Check out the current partnerships:
Browse community events:
Juneteenth Community Empowerment Festival
54th Annual Lumbee Homecoming
Events are subject to change. Please check back prior to the event or contact the event coordinator for additional details.