New and Expanding Programs

New & Expanding Programs

Community Engagement

Through Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations, Community Building Initiative, and Charlotte Communications & Marketing, our city will provide opportunities for the community to engage and share feedback on actions outlined in the Council letter, as well to offer ideas for future work and partnerships. To stay informed and to learn more about how to be involved in this ongoing effort, please visit

  • Community forums co-hosted with Community Building Initiative
  • Pop-up meetings across the city
  • Take 10 – city employee ambassadors talking with residents
  • Feedback surveys

City Operations

City employees are seeking ways to remove barriers for economic opportunity by looking at existing city services, policies and programs based on work done by the Economic Opportunity Taskforce. The Internal Opportunity Team serves to ensure the city is a model employer for those who play such an integral role in public service. 

  • Internal Opportunity Team Formed
  • Review of City employee benefits for potential changes related to economic mobility
  • Develop apprenticeship program for City jobs
  • Review of city policies, services with a lens of economic mobility

Stay informed, stay involved

To stay up-to-date on the latest efforts related to the Community Letter, visit

You can also subscribe to receive updates on Community Letter happenings through Notify Me on the city's website

​New & Expanding Programs:
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