Our Goldsboro event on April 11 was co-sponsored by WAGES (host), Partnership for Children of Wayne County, and Goldsboro Pediatrics. We discussed issues related to family economic security with a special focus on the "hot topic" of health insurance coverage for children and families. PLUS, we got to eat cupcakes and celebrate an 11th Birthday! ... See MoreSee Less
NC Child has been on the road again over the past few weeks, co-hosting big events in Charlotte (March 30) and Goldsboro (April 11). Thanks to all our local and state partners that made these events a success! Here's a few pictures from our Charlotte Raise the Age "town hall" event held on March 30. Panelists included Mecklenburg DA Andrew Murray, Chief District Court Judge Regan Miller, Public Defender Mujtaba Muhammed, Dr. Shamieka Dixon, and Meck. County Commissioner Pat Cotham. The event was moderated by Frank Crawford with The Children's Alliance. ... See MoreSee Less
Join us for the Week of the Young Child Early Ed Celebration at the Capitol in Raleigh on April 25th from 8:00 - 4:00pm. The event is designed to showcase the value of early education directly to state legislators AND help you advance your advocacy skills.
Location: State Legislative Building 16 West Jones Street Raleigh, NC 27601 ... See MoreSee Less
Because the adolescent brain is still developing, the character, personality traits and behavior of teens are highly receptive to change. Young people respond well to interventions, learn to make responsible choices, and are likely to grow out of negative or delinquent behavior—so why prosecute children as adults? It’s time to #RaisetheAgeNC, and we can ask our officials to do it! ... See MoreSee Less
On this page, you will find information on Raise the Age, our YouTube Playlist of Action, a petition, as well as an opportunity to share images and tell your legislator that it’s time to Raise the Age!