Empowering Latina Immigrants to be Successful and Independent
Despierta, in English, means “wake up.” For Juliana Lozano and Andrea Mora, that word symbolizes support, empowerment and independence. In 2020, Lozano and Mora founded Despier
Increasing Representation and Diversity in Children’s Books Across Charlotte
“One thing that I love is representation. I love getting the opportunity to see kids that look like me represented in literature,” said author and co-founder of Books With Colo
Providing Youth with the Tools & Resources to Be Successful
Alluvium, a grantee in the Unite Charlotte initiative, is a nonprofit organization that serves at-risk youth from third to eighth grade.
Breaking Down Barriers for Women in the Skilled Trades
“It’s not just swinging a hammer,” said Corporate Partnerships Manager Marion Pulse from She Built This City, a local nonprofit seeking equity for women in the skilled trades
Providing Resources For Families, the Elderly and Formerly Incarcerated
Bringing For The Struggle to life was always a part of Alesha Brown’s plan. Now the Founder and Executive Director of her own nonprofit, For The Struggle, Inc (FTS), Brown want
Supporting Positive Relationships with Youth in East Charlotte Through Mentorship & Education
It’s hard to grasp just how important community is until you need it most. That’s why Promise Youth Development brings youth in East Charlotte together from an early age
Advancing Opportunities for Youth, Families and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
United Way's Unite Charlotte partner Project B.O.L.T. provides programming and resources to improve the quality of life for youth, families and formerly incarcerated people in Char
Reducing Disparities in Access to Mental Health Care
Unite Charlotte partners Anthony Morrow Charities and Wilson Oasis eliminate barriers to mental health care access in minority populations.
Cultivating Our Community’s Youngest Leaders
Unite Charlotte partners The Academy of Goal Achievers and Building Excellence Affirming Manhood (B.E.A.M.) Foundation educate, mentor and strengthen young minds.
Guiding Future Young Professionals
After working hard to become a successful philanthropist and entrepreneur, Jania Massey sought a way to fill the void she saw with social capital and opportunity for girls of color