Category Local Gov

Come join us for a GovTech Talk!

The team at CCW is excited to announce the launch of a new services package we’re calling GovTech Talks – a quick and agile way to help educate tech startups on how to work with the innovation labs that are…

PTRFC Event: Learn – Build – Eat

The Piedmont Triad Regional Food Council is excited to share the findings from the Regional Food Assessment. Throughout 2019-2020, The Piedmont Triad Regional Food Council worked with Carolina Creative Works to conduct a comprehensive regional food system assessment for the…

Engaging Citizens: ACC Edition

He calls it being proactive: “It’s about the community being more forward-thinking; being proactive as a community with the government assisting, not always leading.” That’s a great concept to remember in our own engagement work: that government – especially at the local level, where the sphere of influence is smaller – doesn’t always have to lead. Sometimes, they just need to listen.

Gratitude for Local Gov on the Fourth of July

But it’s the Fourth of July, and everything smells like grill smoke, and for the past four nights we’ve all been falling asleep listening to far-off fireworks. It’s a strange holiday this year, with so much political division and screaming headlines, but that reminds me even more strongly how important it is. There’s one group of people across the country who are, unlike you and I, working on this Tuesday, and they work for your local governments...