Housing Partners with UNC School of Social Work

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Alex Lombardi had an aha moment shortly after she began working as an intern for the Housing Department.

Public housing neighborhoods in Chapel Hill are surrounded by student housing. But the communities and residents don’t really mix.

“In Chapel Hill, public housing is so well integrated, that many students are unaware,” she said. “When you’re a student you’re in a sort of bubble.”

Now Lombardi wants to get to know her neighbors – and it’s because of where she works. She is the first student from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work in a new field instruction course based at the Town of Chapel Hill Housing Department.

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Council Special Meeting

Post Date:07/06/2017 3:11 PM
People at Council Meeting

The Chapel Hill Town Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, July 10, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. The full agenda is available at http://bit.ly/2sRa0hAor by contacting Communications and Public Affairs at 919-968-2743 or publicaffairs@townofchapelhill.org.

Public attendance is welcome. Parking is available at Town Hall lots and the lot at Stephens Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Additional parking is available in several public lots on Rosemary Street (parkonthehill.com). Town Hall is served by NS and T routes of Chapel Hill Transit (chtransit.org).

View the Council meetings live on the website at townofchapelhill.org/councilvideo – and on Chapel Hill Gov-TV (townofchapelhill.org/GovTV). Other ways to follow Council meetings are via live tweets (tagged #CHTC) from individuals who tweet during the meetings. Council meeting summaries are issued from the Communications and Public Affairs Department following most business meetings. To sign up to receive these by email, please send a request to info@townofchapelhill.org.

Public Hearing to Consider an Ordinance to Permit the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages for On-Premises Consumption on Sunday Mornings Beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Enactment of the ordinance would permit establishments permitted by the State to sell, for on-premises consumption, alcoholic beverages on Sunday mornings beginning at 10 a.m.

The ordinance under consideration would permit sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption beginning at 10 a.m.  Consideration of an ordinance to permit sale of alcoholic beverages at establishments permitted for off-premises sales would be deferred until the fall.

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