Redistricting reform brings diverse groups and policymakers together Government

A press conference this morning brought together a diverse group of organizations, including the John Locke Foundation and the N.C. Justice Center, as well as Republican and Democrat lawmakers. They were all arguing for redistricting reform.   This is not a new issue in North Carolina, and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research has been conducting research on redistricting for decades.… Full story »

Food for thought General

Note: The inaugural Carolina Food Summit explored the intersections of food and policy, hunger, nutrition, school lunch, and family ties. NCCPPR Board member and EdNC co-founder Ferrel Guillory invited some students from one of his journalism classes to cover the summit. Given our belief that first person perspectives and nurturing young voices matter, we wanted to spotlight their work.… Full story »