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.
Remembering Patriot Day in Chapel Hill
The Town of Chapel Hill, Town of Carrboro, UNC-Chapel Hill and Orange County Government will host a public remembrance of the fateful events of Sept. 11, 2001, at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in the Council Chamber of Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Emergency services agencies from our local governments and the University will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the attacks on New York City and Arlington, VA, and the lives lost in Somerset County, Pa. The brave men and women who risked their lives to protect those in harm's way will also be recognized.
Members of the community are invited to join in this remembrance. The event is scheduled to last about 30 minutes.