OneMECK Coalition is an alliance of Mecklenburg County organizations and individuals that says:

YES to fair, equal and excellent educational opportunity for all CMS students; and

NO to policies and practices that maintain high-poverty schools and neighborhoods.

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James E. Ford speaks about the importance of pupil assignment:


Did you attend a diverse CMS school? Teachers, parents, students tell your story of how #DiversityWorks for you. Check out the stories we’ve collected so far. Add your own story. Email your video to info@OneMECK.org (or send a YouTube link). Post your story on social media with #DiversityWorks, and #CMSbd.

OneMECK’s Steering Committee Co-Chair featured in Seven to Watch: Once a child of CMS integration, Justin Perry now hopes to save it, January 2, 2016, Charlotte Observer

Watch a discussion with Dr. James C. Howell and Dr. Amy Hawn Nelson on the re-segregation of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the impacts on our community. Published on Dec 3, 2015