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{Pictured Above: Miriam "Mimi" Melvin, Nicole Duncan, Juliellen Simpson- Vos, Crystal Irby, Corey Dixon, Amanda Polito, Mollie Caragol, Jessica McLaughlin, and David McLaughlin, 

Together We Stand NC was founded in June 2020 as a grassroots organization in response to the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and the growing prevalence of racism and anger permeating the country. 


We exist to create opportunities for relationship building and understanding.   We believe in the power of listening and speaking our truth.  Our goal is to identify and create brave spaces that foster authentic conversations leading to awareness and understanding among all races and genders.


Our team of “elevators” represents the diversity of our communities.  As ambassadors, they lead by example, with conviction and compassion.


Together, we know that change begins when we accept our obligation to treat each other with respect and empathy.


Together We Stand.  United We Rise.

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