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Important Announcements
Friday, November 1, 2019
Nominations and Applications Open for the Next Class of William C. Friday Fellows »
The William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations is now accepting nominations and applications from all North Carolina...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Fellows Gathering Held at Wildacres Retreat »
In the last weekend of October 2019, Friday Fellows from all class years had the opportunity to return to Wildacres Retrea...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow Lori Bush reelected to Cary Town Council »
Congratulations to Friday Fellow Lori Bush (Class of 2014) on her reelection to an At-Large seat on the Cary Town Counc...
Monday, September 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
William C. Friday Dialogues for Civic Leadership Held in Fayetteville »
Wildacres Leadership Initiative (WLI) recently responded to the request of a North Carolina community seeking ways to enga...
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wildacres Leadership Initiative Announces Deputy Director »
Meredith A. Doster of Madison County to co-lead storied statewide program Wildacres Leadership Initiative (WLI), is p...

Professional Updates
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott Holmes ('06) fights for Justice in Durham »
Scott Holmes (’06), pairing his skills as an attorney with a passion for justice and equity, has been working to counterac...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Katy Harriger ('95) named Director of Wake Washington Program at WFU. »
Photo: Wake Forest University   Katy Harriger ('95), professor and chair of politics and international affa...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fellows collaborate to support the immigrant community »
      After issuing a call for support to the network of Friday Fellows, Marisol Jiminez ('...
Thursday, February 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fellows Running for Office! »
FELLOWS RUNNING FOR OFFICE  Click the links below to read more about the candidates! Deb Ross ('95) &nbs...
Thursday, February 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peyton Holland ('14) elected Chair of Chatham County Board of Adjustments. »
Peyton Holland ('14)  was appointed as Chair to the Board of Adjustments in Chatham County and voted into the Chath...

Events/Happenings
Friday, July 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seminar VI Recap »
Closing and Broadening the Fellows’ Circle On June 2-5, 2016, the 2014-16 Friday Fellows gathered in Bryson City, NC...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seminar V: A Recap »
 Seminar V was focused on storytelling and story hearing and how those stories can make visible the invisible, compli...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reflections from Seminar IV »
Seminar IV: Individual Values, Public Leadership     On October 15-18, 2015, the 2014-16...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seminar III, A Re-Cap »
      June 2015 brought Seminar III for the 2014-2016 Friday Fellows for Human Relations. They ga...

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