In the wake of manufacturing-based economies that once formed the basis for much of the region’s prosperity, three cities in the Carolinas Urban-Rural Connection study area are hoping the crack of a...
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Sydney Idzikowski is the Associate Director of the Charlotte Regional Data Trust (Data Trust), where she works with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community to both share and use data to understand complex community issues and find cross-sector solutions. Sydney holds a Bachelors of Social Work from Warren Wilson College and a Masters in Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill.
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