Tackling the future – Winston-Salem Journal

Winston-Salem, NC – The best communities set an organized course for the future, instead of letting events dictate that path for them. Forsyth Futures, an initiative that began a few years ago, could help Winston-Salem and Forsyth County join the ranks of the best.

The nonprofit group has just finished its second annual report. It tackles five issues: economic self-sufficiency, community engagement, educational success, mental and physical health, and safety. It’s a barometer of where the county stands on these issues. The findings, culled from federal, state and local sources, reflect successes and failures. The report sets the stage for problem-solving by individuals, businesses, churches and other organizations.

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