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for Popular Government Vol. 35 Issue 2, Oct 1968
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In 1968, more forested lands were privately owned in the state than anywhere else in the nation. Timber and forestry products values placed the state third in the nation, only behind Oregon and Washington. Having a cooperative relationship with the 225,600 private owners who possessed 77 percent of the state's forests held large-scale implications for maintaining this significant portion of the state's economy.
Community and municipal leaders in Greensboro attended a three week training session concerning sensitivity training for minority citizens. City Personnel Office organized the program which reached 140 city of Greensboro employees. Greensboro was very progressive not just with this program but its other initiatives to assuage racial tensions including; developing a human relations department, community relations department, and community relations division within the police department.
Federally mandated welfare programs from the 1967 Amendments to the Social Security Act began application throughout the state. The author reports on which counties have adopted the changes to programs intended to help needy children, elderly citizens, and the disabled.