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“Chairman Jones” Film Screening and Community Dialogue Held in Cleveland County »
  Gardner-Webb University (GWU) hosted Wildacres Leadership Initiative’s (WLI) presentation of the NC documentar...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Tameka Reed »
“I believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity, is daring to dare” ~Maya Angelou...
Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Follow the Friday Fellowship's Fourth Seminar »
The 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship curriculum continues to be shared with not only the current fellowship class members, bu...
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Friday Fellowship Gathering Held at Wildacres Retreat »
Wildacres Retreat provided an opportunity in early September for Friday Fellows, WLI board members, and WLI staff to gathe...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Shannon Moretz »
Shannon Moretz has never believed the people who tell her she can’t save the world. She says that even if she can’t sa...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graphic Recordings of First Three Friday Fellowship 2017-19 Seminars »
Friday Fellowship faculty member Hope Tyson shares some of her graphic recordings from the first three seminars of the 201...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Deborah Dicks Maxwell »
Deborah Dicks Maxwell is currently the President of the New Hanover County NAACP and NC NAACP District Director for Blad...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reading and Video List for the First Half of the 2017-19 Friday Fellowship »
As a part of Wildacres Leadership Initiative's efforts to open the doors of leadership development to all North Carolinian...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Friday in His Own Words: Convening Across Difference »
Listen to Bill Friday in his own words in this online audio collection . In this clip  --- especially at the 0:2...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellowship faculty member Ben Frey profiled in Carolina Arts & Sciences »
Take a look at this article from UNC-Chapel Hill's College of Arts and Sciences profiling Dr. Benjamin E. Frey ....
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Sarah Brown »
Sarah Brown’s license plate reads “SpkUp,” and those who know her know this is an ideal she strives to live by. She feels...
Friday, May 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Friday in His Own Words: Listening and Sovereign Logic »
Listen to Bill Friday in his own words in this online archive collection. He speaks about listening here   -- a...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellowship faculty member Carolyn Finney featured in Harvard Design Magazine »
Friday Fellowship faculty member Carolyn Finney shares her featured column The Space between the Words   from the...
Thursday, April 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Neyra Toledo »
“I’m off to change the world”, is a phrase that Neyra used to say to her parents every time she was headed out the door.&n...
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Chairman Jones" Film Screening and Community Dialogue Held in Charlotte »
Wildacres Leadership Initiative’s screening and community discussion of the award-winning NC documentary Chairman Jones –...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Listening to the Friday Fellowship Readings »
In keeping with Wildacres Leadership Initiative's continuing efforts to open the doors of leadership development to everyo...
Friday, March 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Adam Beyah »
Adam K. Beyah, religious leader, community activist and entrepreneur, currently resides in Fayetteville, NC. Beyah was bo...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellowship Faculty Conversations Online »
Wildacres Leadership Initiative (WLI) offers all North Carolinians the opportunity to engage in collaborative leadership...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Love Is Risk" Featured Interview with Carolyn Finney in God & Nature magazine »
In the Winter 2018 edition of God & Nature magazine , Friday Fellowship faculty member Carolyn Finney is the fe...
Friday, February 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Hope Dugan »
  Robert Frost famously penned the quote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and th...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learning at the Edge: A Faculty Blog by Ben Frey »
Ben Frey, PhD is faculty member for the 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship and serves as an Assistant Professor in the Departm...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sayra Pinto on Witness, Listening, and Sovereign Logic »
Sayra Pinto joined Wildacres Leadership Initiative in April 2017 and began working with the new cohort of Friday Fellows i...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Cory Blankenship »
Each month a new Friday Fellow from the 2017-2019 class will be featured. This is the fourth feature in the series. The...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Winston-Salem Journal recognizes Bill Friday's legacy carried by Abdul Rasheed and Friday Fellowship »
The Sunday, December 10, 2017 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal carried a column by Editorial Page Editor John Rai...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Monica Gibbs »
Each month a new Friday Fellow from the 2017-2019 class will be featured.  This is the third feature in the series.&n...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Dialogue Podcast: June Atkinson and Abdul Rasheed »
Encouraging civil dialogue across our differences is at the heart of Wildacres Leadership Initiative's work.  To mode...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrate Fear! - Reflections from Rebekah Hughey »
Rebekah Hughey is a Friday Fellow from the class of 2014 and will be serving as Vice Chair of the Wildacres Leadership Ini...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Chase Arrington »
Each month, a new Friday Fellow from the 2017-2019 class will be featured.  This is the second feature in the series&...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Practicing Leadership the Bill Friday Way »
Reflecting on the first seminar of the 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship class held a few weeks ago at Wildacres Retreat in Litt...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Seminar for New Class of Friday Fellows Held at Wildacres »
The first weekend seminar for the Friday Fellows class of 2017-2019 was held on a beautiful fall weekend at Wildacre...
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellow of the Month: Elizabeth Young »
Each month, a new Friday Fellow from the 2017-2019 class will be featured.  This is the first feature in the series.&...
Thursday, September 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing 2017-2019 Friday Fellowship Class »
The William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations, the flagship program of Wildacres Leadership Initiative (WLI), has n...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday Fellowship CEO Abdul Rasheed appointed to NC Rural Infrastructure Authority »
Abdul Sm Rasheed has been appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the Rural Infrastructure Authority.  Rasheed, who liv...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leadership Library begins on social media at Friday Fellowship »
Wildacres Leadership Initiative and its flagship program the William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations are dedicate...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from Abdul Rasheed and Philip Blumenthal on recent events of violence and division »
For almost three-quarters of a century, Wildacres, located in the mountains of North Carolina, has been a gathering place...

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