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Since 2001, six research projects have employed the Community Voice Method.  They have taken place in fourteen North Carolina counties, the Qualla Boundary.  More than 1100 people have participated in these projects, which are described in more detail below.

Mountain Landscapes Initiative

2008, western NC. A seven-county regional project to promote conversation about growth management. Read More

Little Tennessee Perspectives

2004-05, Macon County, NC. The first complete CVM project. Read More

Perspectives on Land

2001-04, NC's southern Piedmont. Used film to engage four communities in discussing land conservation. Read More

Growing Local/Buying Local

2010-2011, Warren County, NC. Identified opportunities for building a local farming/food economy in a rural county. Read More

Change in Coastal Communities

2008-09, Down East Carteret County, NC. Explored the effects of development on a coastal region. Read More