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Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited and toured State Line Children’s World in Scotland County to highlight the North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants the center received to support and retain its workforce.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and met with students in various STEM-related programs, including the Next Generation Black STEM Teacher Network program and WSSU’s Astrobotany Lab.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured the new Women’s Business Center of Greensboro located on Bennett College’s campus.

Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo to announce that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $23.7 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to create STEPs4GROWTH, a clean energy workforce training program.

VolunteerNC, an agency within the Office of the Governor, today announced that North Carolina has received $11.5 million in funding from AmeriCorps to support nearly 700 AmeriCorps members to serve with 21 organizations across the state.

Governor Roy Cooper is again encouraging high school students in North Carolina to explore careers in cybersecurity by participating in CyberStart America, a free online cybersecurity competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation and SANS Institute.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in North Carolina, kicking off a monthlong campaign by the N.C. Department of Information Technology to educate people about online threats.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed Aug. 16–20, 2021, as Rural Broadband Week to call attention to the urgent need to improve broadband access and adoption across our state.

Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging businesses and employees across North Carolina to go All In for NC by joining volunteer efforts

It has been eighteen days since Governor Roy Cooper and Democratic leaders sent a detailed, balanced compromise offer to Republican leaders in the General Assembly. As of today, Republican leaders have not shared any counteroffer to keep the budget process moving forward. 

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