North Carolinians have long recognized that children are one of our state’s most valuable resources and their success is our success. Investing in the health, safety, education and financial security of our children are among the most important duties of our society. As the recession continues to stress North Carolinians, it is critical that policymakers focus on preserving services for children and families.
Reducing Youth Violence
Action for Children North Carolina's Brandy Bynum Discusses Raising the Age on the Bill LaMaye show.
Action for Children North Carolina 2012 Legislative Agenda for Children, Home in Henderson (02.01.2012)
There are lots of things about New York one wishes North Carolina would emulate.
For instance, wouldn't it be great to be able to get some decent soul food or egg foo yung at 3 in the morning? How about catching a Fellini or, if your taste runs to slapstick, Three Stooges film festival in the middle of the day?
Around here, we can't even get a hot Krispy Kreme doughnut after midnight - and we invented the suckers.
RALEIGH – When youths act up, a new report says, locking them up is the wrong thing to do in most cases.
The report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation provides evidence that youth correctional facilities don’t keep kids from committing crimes later, don’t benefit public safety, waste taxpayer dollars and expose young people to violence and abuse.
Action Alert: U.S. Senate Threatens to Eliminate Funding for Youth Violence Prevention - Contact Senators Burr and Hagan Today! (9.23.11)
Press Release: North Carolina's Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum Wins National Award for Excellence in Health Information System of care model helps youth and their families benefit from services and treatment, (06.20.2011)
Local Program Targeting At-Risk Youth Celebrates One-Year Anniversary and Announces Positive Results (09/15/2010)
The North Carolina Partnership for Educational Opportunity will hold a day-long summit on suspensions on Nov. 12th. Registration is now closed. Please visit www.ncpeo.org for more information.