Asheville supports impoverished communities at OpenDoors of Asheville gala

OpenDoors of Asheville, a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of impoverished children, held their annual gala and auction, Art Affair 2017: Urban Canvas to raise money for the organization in order to further the continued efforts to end poverty in Asheville.

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Citizen lobbyists show up in Raleigh to speak out against state redistricting

On March 1, groups of citizen lobbyists gathered in Raleigh, North Carolina, to speak to their state representatives about gerrymandering. Citizen advocacy increased recently, stemming from events such as the Women’s March on Washington.

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Democracy North Carolina trains lobbyists for upcoming lobby day against gerrymandering

Constituents in districts of Western North Carolina gathered at a training session about lobbying. On Wednesday, the participants will speak to their respective representatives in Raleigh to fight against gerrymandering in the state and congressional districts.

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In an attempt to help his future career, UNCA student leaves family in Germany to study in U.S.

Kyle Jastram, a mechatronics student at UNCA moved away from his family in Germany in order to pursue an education by studying in English, a vital move made to provide him with more career opportunities in the future.

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Partnership between UNCA and Mission Health focuses on the non-clinical aspects of health care

The recent partnership between UNC Asheville and Mission Health continues a relationship previously held between the two facilities, as well as creating a non-clinical wellness plan for students, faculty and staff.

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