Seeking Solutions Nationwide

Dozens of Carolina’s Morehead-Cain Scholars are spending the summer spread across the country — from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Denver, Colorado — helping communities tackle various challenges.

Through their Civic Collaboration projects, rising second-year scholars will investigate their designated communities’ challenges and opportunities and propose meaningful solutions. This year’s dilemmas cover everything from urban planning and historical preservation to economic development and agriculture.

“The Civic Collaboration summer experience provides an outstanding opportunity for scholars to embrace all aspects of the Morehead-Cain Program’s aspirations,” said Montez Thomas, who oversees Civic Collaboration for the Morehead-Cain Foundation’s advising team. “Our alumni, scholars, and community partners have been key advocates of this initiative since its inception, and we are grateful for their invaluable support.”

To read more about each scholar’s work, read the complete Carolina Story…