Stories about the amazing work our partners are doing in our communities.
WCMS has four guiding principles: advocacy, access, equity and wellness. Their mission is to advocate for the health of Western North Carolinians, assist with access to affordable healthcare for all, eliminate health inequities and improve the well-being and health of the region.
Western North Carolina Communities became Dogwood’s first key partner for Census outreach. “I had been pushing the Census with our communities already, and some of them were working hard, but all on a volunteer basis,” says Wells.
The Western Regional Education Service Alliance proudly serves the school districts of 18 counties in Western North Carolina. They are a collaborative that exists to increase school systems’ effectiveness. They share instructional strategies and best practices and also pool resources to provide high-level professional development for educators in Western North Carolina.