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CHARLOTTE REGIONAL ALLIANCE

(FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)

As one, we stand united for all – in partnership with every county, investor and member, we will unify, strengthen and grow a region that is better together.  We are a champion for all, celebrating and supporting diversity across businesses, talents and views.  We innovate for all, thinking and acting forward in the ways we attract, support and do business.

And by showing integrity in all we do, we spread the good for all. With united vision and bold action, we will create the most vibrant, innovative and healthy economy in the nation.

One region with one dream of prosperity for all, we are the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance.

VISION
With united vision and bold action, we will create the most vibrant, innovative and healthy economy in the nation.

MISSION
We enthusiastically collaborate to promote and advance the Charlotte region, creating opportunity, economic growth and prosperity for all
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

 The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) is the recognized leader in higher education providing knowledge, ideas and resources for campus life. We provide our members with programs and events focusing on student and professional leadership development, program planning, concert management, diversity and more. Our school and associate members also have access to one of the largest campus activities networking and talent buying resources in the country. With the assistance of Riddle & Bloom, our exclusive marketing partner, NACA is able to provide members with additional resources, including internship, educational and networking opportunities.
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COVENANT HOUSE

 For more than four decades, Covenant House has helped transform and save the lives of more than a million homeless, runaway and trafficked young people. We offer housing and support services to young people in need – reaching 80,000 boys and girls every year.

How We Serve
 Our comprehensive program model builds a life-affirming bridge for young people by engaging youth on the street (Street Outreach) providing no-barrier, safe, short-term housing to meet their immediate needs  (Immediate Care), and longer-term transitional housing (Rights of Passage) to assist those who are ready for more independent living.
Our Strategic Plan
 We are aggressively stretching to reach more youth each year in our residential programs as well as through outreach, prevention, and education. From 2017 to 2020, we are opening new houses for youth in Anchorage (AK), Asbury Park (NJ), Berkeley (CA), Chicago (IL), Elizabeth (NJ), Grand Rapids (MI), Mexico City (MX), Toronto (ON), Vancouver (BC), Washington D.C., and York (PA). Our plan outlines a series of innovative strategies to make us a data-driven, learning organization that employs high-quality, evidence-based practices to effectively achieve — and constantly strengthen — results for and with the youth we serve. The plan commits us to enhance our quality of care, ensuring that safe, mission-focused, and purpose-driven services and facilities are offered to all youth who come through our doors. We are in the midst of a capital campaign, Our Great Promise, to help us achieve these goals.