Now, let's dig into Buncombe County specifically and into the leaders of each category.
Starting broad with Community-Wide leaders, in Buncombe County, there is a robust and growing network of visionaries, policymakers, resource groups, and individuals who make up this category. This even includes federal and state policymakers, as their leadership directly affects the schools! Within Buncombe County, many of these community-wide leadership positions are filled with Asheville City School and Buncombe County School administrators, Local grassroots organizations, local non-profits, and passionate individuals. The beauty of the Community Wide Leadership pillar is that it invites all to participate in envisioning a safer and more prosperous future for our students and for them to bring their resources and willingness to work into this pillar.