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Carolina Impact - Season 7

December 17th, 2019

Carolina Impact Special: Workforce Development Playbook

In a special Carolina Impact, we spotlight careers that lead to improved economic mobility in our workforce development playbook.

Healthcare Technology Training

As the baby boomers continue to age, the demand for healthcare technicians grows.

Advanced Manufacturing

Apprenticeships in manufacturing may be the perfect fit for talented high school grads.

Construction Jobs

High school students at CMS can be trained and job ready with a new carpentry program.

Information Technology Jobs

Goodwill's free IT training and career readiness training

Inside Amazon

It’s an exclusive inside look at the Amazon fulfillment center in Kannapolis.

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November 26th, 2019

Carolina Impact: November 26, 2019

The debate over charter schools in the Charlotte suburbs, We Share Solar is helping kids brighten the world, historical painter Dan Nance and the Mt. Holly lantern parade brings a community together to celebrate art.

CMS Resegregation and Charter Schools

In the suburbs of Charlotte the debate over overcrowding and resegregation.

We Share Solar

Through We Share Solar kids at CMS help brighten the world in places with no electricity.

Mt. Holly Lantern Festival

The Mt. Holly lantern parade brings residents together to create and celebrate art.

Artist Profile: Historical Painter Dan Nance

Historical painter and South Meck High School Alum Dan Nance brings history to life.

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November 19th, 2019

Carolina Impact Special: Taking Care of You

Staying in our homes as we age, the story of a daughter taking care of a mom with dementia, juggling raising a family and caring for a parent, and staying active brings better health.

Caring for an Aging Parent

Ramona Holloway is experiencing a major life change as she is caring for her mom.

Sandwich Generation

Many families are juggling raising a young family with caring for an aging parent.

Aging In Place

As we age we may need more support to stay in our homes.

Staying Healthy and Active Later in Life

Physical activity at any age is important but as we age it becomes even more crucial.

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November 12, 2019

Carolina Impact: November 12, 2019

Traffic Accidents, Friends of the Children, Carolina Raptor Center, Leake Furniture Makers

Fatal Traffic Accidents

Reckless and distracted driving can be fatal.

Friends of the Children

Friends of the Children is a mentoring program trying to break the cycle of poverty.

Carolina Raptor Center

Carolina Raptor Center treats injured or orphaned birds of prey.

Leake Furniture Makers

A father and son from York County, who are 3rd and 4th generation master craftsmen.

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November 5, 2019

Carolina Impact, Season 7: Episode 6 (November 5, 2019)

Carpentry is a new option for high school students at CMS, we visit some of North Carolina’s waterfalls, Operation Sidekick is providing help for veterans with PTSD, and an artist who is inspired by physics.

Carpentry Program at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

High school students at CMS can be trained and job ready with a new carpentry program.

North Carolina's Waterfalls

North Carolina is known for natural beauty and majestic waterfalls.

Operation Sidekick

Operation Sidekick is helping veterans cope with PTSD by partnering them with pit bulls.

Artist Orr Ambrose

What does quantum physics look like on canvas?

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