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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