Durham, North Carolina, is a vibrant community that is rapidly growing and changing. It’s also a diverse community. Children in Durham come from a wide variety of ethnic, racial, and national backgrounds. This diversity is a beautiful thing because it contributes to the rich cultural tapestry that makes Durham such a special place to work and live, but it also poses problems.
May marks National Military Appreciation Month. When we come together as a community to support military related children, their parents, and the professionals who work with military families everyone benefits. Let’s discuss concrete ways you can show your support this month and beyond!
Protective factors can serve as buffers, helping parents find resources, support, and coping strategies that allow them to parent more effectively. One protective factor is a strong community.
We all have a special role to play when it comes to nurturing the children of our community. The North Carolina Children's Trust Fund helps to strengthen families and communities. North Carolina's Kids First License Plate Program was created to directly benefit this fund.
The Triangle: Beacon for Change and Programs that Support Families
North Carolina, and especially the Triangle region, prides itself on being a beacon for change ... Yet, too many families in our region still struggle to make ends meet.