Press coverage

June 12, 2020

Two Social Ventures Helping to Strengthen Communities

March 20, 2020

Anchored in Tarboro: In the rural town of Tarboro, NC, community members lean on institutions, and each other, for support.

December 10, 2019

ACEs Science Champions Series: Eulanda Thorne Applies ACEs Science Awareness at School and at Home

August 30, 2019

Social Entrepreneurs Share Ideas on How to Recover from Failure

July 11, 2019

The Social Innovator’s Guide to Using Systems Practice to Tackle Difficult Problems in Complex Environments

February 1, 2019

Grant to aid childhood trauma program

January 21, 2019

Adverse childhood experiences can affect us as adults

October 22, 2018

Five Communities: Rural Opportunity Institute

Jan 11, 2018

Texas A&M gives $80,000 to Edgecombe organizations for teen pregnancy prevention

Sep 25, 2017

Researchers to study school data

June 9, 2020

High Schoolers on What Success Means to Them

January 17, 2020


November 27, 2019

Therapy program tested at Edgecombe County jail aims to soothe, encourage rational decision-making

August 28, 2019

Health Care Foundation Awards Grant Funds

May 9, 2019

SECU Foundation Grant for ReCONNECT NC Benefits Northeastern NC Communities

February 1, 2019

Area L AHEC Awarded Grant to Continue ACEs and Resiliency Work in Edgecombe and Nash Counties

January 4, 2019

Vichi Jagannathan, SOM '17: Educator & Innovator

September 13, 2018

ReCONNECT to Community brings Institute for Emerging Issues forum to Asheville

Dec 22, 2017

​Beyond Design Thinking: Why Education Entrepreneurs Need to Think in Systems

Sep 10, 2017

Edgecombe, anticipating storm, reflects inward

April 21, 2020

The 2020 Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Social Innovation Award: Tackling Inequity From All Angles

January 7, 2020

Byron Hall: A mentor rich with experience counsels teen parents in NC

October 1, 2019

Meet the Unexpected Experts Transforming a North Carolina Town

August 18, 2019

WCPS AM 760 Radio Interview: Rural Opportunity Institute

March 1, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Camelback Fellows

January 22, 2019

Five Steps to Greater Social Impact with Lean Innovation, co-hosted by Moves the Needle

October 23, 2018

First in Future: Rural Opportunity Institute in Edgecombe County Seth Saeugling

March 29, 2018

Trauma researchers continue community-driven work to disrupt poverty in Edgecombe

Dec 18, 2017

Groups receive $80K for teen pregnancy prevention

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