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Jurisdiction: Statesville

University: UNC - Chapel Hill

Hometown: Hampstead, NC

Philomena Golden is the Lead for North Carolina Fellow for Statesville. Philomena recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in Political Science and Asian Studies with a South Asia concentration and a minor in History. While at uni, Philomena enjoyed membership with the Marching Tar Heels while working part-time on various community betterment projects as an intern for the Campus and Community Coalition.


Blog Posts

Neighborhood Spring Yard Contest

by Philomena Golden

Below is a copy of the application to enter the Stateville Neighborhood Yard Contest!  Working with the South side Initiative task force, I created the logo and application for the very exciting new contest. The task force is a program that was created to focus on the revitalization of neighborhoods …


Letter to the Editor for Statesville Record and Landmark

by Philomena Golden

Brushing our teeth, turning on the tap, or watching the rain wash away; when we need resources, we expect them to just—work; we might even take it for granted. But the City of Statesville Public Works Department never presumes the responsibility of ensuring things just work for our residents. Led …