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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Projects

  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    The client for this project is the Carolina Women’s Center. The center pursues gender equity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Through education, advocacy, and interdisciplinary research, we build bridges and enhance the intellectual life and public engagement mission of the university. This is a continuation of a prior...
  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    The client is the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. The association was founded in 1978 as a non-profit organization of ‘businesses, government, and non-profits interested in sustainable energy. NCEEA ‘works to ensure a sustainable future by promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in North Carolina through...
  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    The Danville Regional Foundation is a catalyst for innovation and an agent for transformation. Understanding that significant community change takes time, the Foundation invests for the long term in efforts that promise sustained positive impact for the Dan River region. The Foundation is committed to activities, programs, and organizations that...
  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    Our partner is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Campus Y. Since its establishment in 1859, the Campus Y has been one of the most vibrant student organizations at UNC Chapel Hill. Through student dedication and commitment, the Y is a leader in on-campus discussion and dialogue and off-campus service and activism. Throug hthe years...
  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    The client, Southern Growth Policy Board, is a non-partisan public policy think tank based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Formed by the region’s governors in 1971, Southern Growth Policies Board develops and advances visionary economic development policies by providing a forum of partnership and dialog among a diverse corss-...
  • | Taylor Jo Isenberg
    Shoes4Africa is a non-profit organization founded by Toby Tanser, former marathon runner and New York Marathon organizer. It started by providing sports equipment, particularly shoes, to children in Africa. After substantial growth, it is now embarking on a project to build Africa’s largest children’s hospital in Kenya (http://www....
  • | Mark Laichena
    Global Alliance Abstract: Forming an organization called Global Alliance in cooperation with the International Criminal Court’s Trust Fund for Victims. The group focuses on violations of fundamental human rights and will be launched at UNC within the next few weeks and then at campuses around the nation. Problem  ...
  • | Mark Laichena
    In our collaboration with Communities in Schools of Orange County, the  Education Policy Center gathered and interpreted data about minority dropout rates in Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Our findings showed a disparity in the dropout rate of Latino students enrolled in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and those in...
  • Equal Justice
    segregation
    | Mark Laichena
    We are researching racial residential segregation within our state with the Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, a nationally-recognized think tank which brings investigative skills, demographic and landuse expertise, and use of geographic information systems (GIS) to cases involving civil rights...