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UPDATED: Nominations open, tickets now available for Equity Awards Gala

Posted June 8, 2022 at 10:30 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Equity Awards Gala presented by the New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity. These awards … Read More »

Second annual “Read across the County” kicks off, featuring UNCW alum’s work

Posted June 7, 2022 at 10:30 am     Category: Diversity & EquityLibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – A North Carolina native and UNCW graduate is among the authors whose work is being featured by the New Hanover County Public Library, the Office … Read More »

New date added for donation drive to help displaced residents

Posted March 3, 2022 at 12:46 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In an effort to help more than 150 local families displaced due to extensive mold remediation, New Hanover County, Wilmington Housing Authority, City of Wilmington, … Read More »

Free Diversity & Equity training available for local small businesses 

Posted February 14, 2022 at 10:32 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Employers or non-profits in New Hanover County with 35 or fewer people on staff can sign-up for classes focused on diversity and equity in the workplace set to take place in March, April and May.   … Read More »

Virtual Race & Social Justice Institute set for four-night event in February

Posted January 19, 2022 at 10:16 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity & Equity and Cape Fear Museum, in partnership with UNCW and New Hanover County Schools, will host the second annual Race … Read More »

Public forums look to build on discussion regarding community violence, school safety

Posted November 10, 2021 at 10:55 am     Category: County ManagerDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – In an effort to expand the ongoing conversation about violence in our community and safety within our schools, New Hanover County is hosting a pair of … Read More »

Community to host 1898 Commemoration Events in November

Posted October 11, 2021 at 3:17 pm     Category: County CommissionersDiversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington are joining several local organizations and partners to commemorate the 123rd anniversary of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre and … Read More »

Tamera “Ty” Young recognized as first recipient of the New Hanover County Commission for Women Inspiration Award

Posted October 1, 2021 at 11:51 am     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Commission for Women has recognized Tamera “Ty” Young as the first recipient of its inaugural Inspiration Award for being an example … Read More »

Ten community members receive New Hanover County Equity Awards

Posted August 23, 2021 at 2:38 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity held its first annual Equity Awards Gala on August 20 and honored ten community members with … Read More »

County partners with CFCC and McDonalds to hold Gigs for Graduates on July 25

Posted July 16, 2021 at 2:48 pm     Category: Diversity & EquityNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Office of Diversity and Equity is partnering with Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) and McDonalds of Wilmington on Gigs for Graduates, … Read More »

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