Reader. Writer. Food lover. Runner. Once named Southerner of the Year.

Nation Hahn is the Director of Growth for EdNC. Nation leads the Reach NC Voices initiative for EducationNC, which is focused on putting the public back in public policy. Reach uses technology and participatory design strategies to connect with North Carolinians. Prior to coming to EdNC, Nation managed digital media campaigns for a range of organizations in North Carolina and nationally. Nation also serves his community through a variety of board roles focused on food-related issues, poverty, and education. 

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Place matters in Martin County

Martin County is home to just more than 24,000 residents. Many North Carolinians might associate the county, and the county...

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Lessons from across the state: Life happens, be brave

One of the privileges of working with EducationNC is the opportunity to travel across the state to meet our fellow...

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An inside look at Central Piedmont Community College: Helping students find their purpose

Recently, EducationNC visited Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte to get a look at how the school was preparing...

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Deploying Reach NC Voices statewide, shaping our future

2017 was a difficult year for so many of the people we crossed paths with in communities across our state....

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We need your voice

We worked all year to bring your voice into the conversation around the future of our state, and we are...

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Community colleges build bridges between present and future

“We’ll be a bridge between K-12 education and higher ed, and a bridge between the present and future for our...

 

What is Reach? A way to be heard

I spent the weekend of the solar eclipse in a beautiful cabin a few miles outside of Asheville. A small...

 

Reaching into community

Since the 1970’s, participation in civic groups across the United States has been in a steady decline. Some civic organizations...

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Dear Mebane

Dear Mebane, I can still recall the day we met as part of the Z. Smith Reynolds Community Leadership Council....

 

ACEs

Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) would like to know more regarding your thoughts around trauma and the impact that it...

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Students with trauma: How one middle school is coping after Hurricane Matthew

Teachers, students, and other Edgecombe County residents all had a common refrain when asked about heavy rainfall in April that...

 

Finding my voice from teachers

It is not an exaggeration to say that reading has saved my life more than once. Growing up with a...