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The Farmer to Farmer program, run by the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute, is a peer support program that has seen success in connecting farmers with mental health resources. During the last year and a half, the institute has increased its efforts to raise awareness about farm stress and how it affects the farmers, their families and their communities.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

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ncIMPACT examines upward mobility in Forsyth County by looking at early education for children to set them up for future success. This series is a partnership between UNC-TV & the UNC School of Government w/ generous support of Civic Federal Credit Union.

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Some of the best and brightest new doctors in our state are heading to rural communities to practice medicine. Visit Caswell County, where a UNC residency program has placed new doctors on a track to serve people in rural areas.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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Easy access to fresh and nutritious food can be a challenge for those living in rural communities. The High Country Food Hub in Boone connects more than 70 food producers to customers across the multicounty region. An online farmers market operated by the Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, the Hub also accepts and doubles SNAP benefits.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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ncIMPACT examines how a community college is training women to fill job openings in construction. Anita Brown-Graham hosts. This programming is made in partnership with the UNC-School of Government and Civic Federal Credit Union.

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The North Carolina Justice Center estimates two out of five former inmates will return to prison. To help inmates find employment after release, Pamlico Community College has partnered with Pamlico Correctional Institution to offer them college-level classes. Prison education programs have been shown to reduce recidivism and help former inmates return to society and find jobs.

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ncIMPACT host Anita Brown-Graham is joined by Gary Salamido, Danielle Frazier, and Lisa Finaldi to discuss some innovative solutions to attract and retain talent.

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With workforce needs growing, there is an increased emphasis on the education and training students receive after high school. Visit two communities that connect students to these opportunities, including Davie County, where high school students can begin their post-secondary education for free.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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Substance use cost Lewis Johnson his business, his home, and even drove him to rob a bank. It would take him many more years to overcome his addiction, but today he runs a support group in Nash County that brings together others looking for a stronger future. ncIMPACT takes a look at the opioid crisis in rural North Carolina.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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The ncIMPACT Initiative at the UNC School of Government (ncIMPACT) and myFutureNC, with support from the John M. Belk Endowment, are launching a two-year pilot program that supports 10 local educational attainment collaboratives across North Carolina that seek to significantly increase the number of students successfully completing post-secondary credentials of value in the workforce: a degree, credential, or certification.

This effort aligns with the state’s legislative goal of 2 million individuals between the ages of 25-44 who possess a high-quality credential or postsecondary degree by 2030.

https://ncimpact.sog.unc.edu/o....ur-work/workforce-ed

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The rich, cultural heritage of Shelby, NC is spurred economic development. ncIMPACT examines the successful linkage of culture and economy in this short story made possible with the support of Civic Federal Credit Union

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ncIMPACT host Anita Brown-Graham is joined by Dr. Erin Fraher, Gerald Cohen, and Machelle Baker Sanders to discuss why some industries are getting hit harder by workforce shortages than others.

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ncIMPACT sees how housing costs mean some teachers can't afford to live where they work.

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ncIMPACT hosts a panel on hurricane disaster resilience in Lumberton. Anita Brown-Graham hosts. Generous support for this series is provided by UNC-School of Government and Civic Federal Credit Union.

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The Youth Ambassadors for a Better Community program aims to help youths in Columbus, Bladen and Brunswick counties. The program gives valuable life and leadership skills to middle and high school students, giving them ownership to tackle challenges in their communities.

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Kinston community leaders say their vibrant art scene has played a big role in the revitalization of their downtown. The city has attracted dozens of artists to Kinston thanks to the “smART Kinston” initiative, which helps artists relocate to the area and provides them with affordable housing.

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Communities across the country, and the world, are trying to attract companies to invest and create jobs. Economic development is a critical component that drives economic growth in our economy, creating high wage jobs and facilitating an improved quality of life. ncIMPACT reports on some regional collaborations that are helping attract big businesses to the state.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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Following a year of school closings and virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of K-12 teachers say the pandemic resulted in significant learning loss for students. ncIMPACT explores what’s being done to help students get back on track.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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Small farms have problems dealing with crop loss and other issues related to extreme weather events such as flooding and droughts. A recent report titled “North Carolina Climate Risk Assessment and Resilience Plan,” predicts that increases in extreme precipitation are likely to increase inland flooding, causing further economic and agricultural losses in North Carolina.

Watch new episodes of ncIMPACT Fridays, 7:30 PM on PBS NC and the PBS Video app.

Learn more about ncIMPACT: https://pbsnc.org/ncimpact

Subscribe to the North Carolina Channel for more clips and episodes: https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthCarolinaChannel

This program is made possible by viewers like you! Support PBS North Carolina today: http://pbsnc.org/donate

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The growing reach of COVID-19 brings particular challenges and risks. ncIMPACT explores the solutions for those struggling with substance use disorders amid this crisis.




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