Queen City Forward hosts events and engagement opportunities for the community to learn more about the social challenges facing our city. Our current offerings include Reverse Pitch and the Zipcode Project, but don't forget to check out our Calendar for an aggregated view of Charlotte meetups.



A pitch event where community members pitch pressing social problems to an audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, and creatives. The event concludes with an opportunity for audience members to commit time, money, and/or influence to solving the problems.


a project to build community across zip codes through photography, design, and story-telling.