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Student Corner: A Bright Future: An Expanding After-School Program Discussing Launch of a Yanceyville Office

July 8, 2010

Melvin McDermott III is a graduate student in UNC’s  Master of Public Administration program and a CCP intern working in Caswell County. Yanceyville Town Staff recently renovated an old industrial building to house all the operations of the town.  CCP Interns showed up at the new building in late Ma … Continued

Building savings among rural low-income families

March 17, 2010

Lisa Stifler is a Research Associate in the Community & Economic Development Program. Over the past three decades, there has been a realization among many in the community development field that income-based poverty reduction programs, while potentially helpful in alleviating some of the day-to- … Continued

Recent article from The Nation

September 10, 2009

Here is an article from The Nation about an interesting program in Mileston, Holmes County, MS, the poorest county in the poorest state in the country.  It is a program that combines farming, farmer’s markets, government entitlement programs, health, youth programming, and education.