Organization Profile

Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce

http://www.winstonsalem.com/

The Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization with more than 1,700 members. For the past 130 years, the Chamber has been the voice of the business community for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, while promoting a sound economy, reasonable tax rates, and advocating for investments in infrastructure that will ensure the community's long-term prosperity. Creating world-class K-12 schools is another key economic development strategy that is led by the Chamber. The Corporate Volunteers Program, an elementary reading initiative that matches business and community volunteers with kindergarten-2nd graders, to support their early reading skills, while bridging the majority/minority gap for students in 15 of the school district's high-priority schools. The Senior Academy Program, a high school mentoring initiative, focuses on 5 area high schools, providing support to 12th grade students who may be in jeopardy of dropping out of school.

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Low-Income Communities
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101