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New free legal service offers help to Wake County residents with family law issues

By Sharryse Piggott On April 1, 2024 Wake County Public Libraries and the county’s Legal Support Center are offering a new program providing free family law legal support for residents. It’s called…

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Hijab-Wearing Players Hope To Inspire Others At NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

N.C. State’s Jannah Eissa and UC Irvine’s Diaba Konate are bringing visibility and inspiration to some Muslim women on a big stage. Doug Feinberg Mar 30, 2024, 12:04 AM EDT…

NC Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice Releases Full Report of 2023 Accomplishments

By Bianca Holman  Wednesday, January 24, 2024 To watch video report click here. RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The N.C. Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice shared its 2023 end of year…

Wake County School Board, NC Department of Justice Meet to Talk Student Mental Health

By ABC 11 staff Monday, March 11, 2024 To watch video reports click here. RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Wake County Public Schools is taking a stand against social media companies and…

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Family of Darryl Williams Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against City of Raleigh and Chief of Police

By Will Michaels Published March 18, 2024 at 4:53 PM EDT The family of Darryl Tyree Williams has filed a lawsuit against the city of Raleigh, claiming Raleigh police officers unlawfully detained…

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Wake School Board May Use CROWN Act Language in Their Policies to Prevent Hair Discrimination

 By Sharryse Piggott Published March 15, 2024 at 9:55 AM EDT Wake County School Board’s policy committee discussed implementing language from the CROWN Act into their hair discrimination and dress code policy earlier this…

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Hunting Has a Diversity Problem, and an NC State Program Aims to Fix It

By Zachary Turner Published March 13, 2024 at 3:45 PM EDT Dwight Wadford climbs the wooden steps of the box stand. He’s a hunting mentor with Academics Afield — a hunter education…

Local Organizations

The City of Oaks Foundation

They believe that lives are made richer by nature and work to keep nature nearby for all to enjoy. As a home-town land conservancy, they work to preserve Raleigh's hidden natural treasures by acquiring land for parks, green ways, and nature preserves. They also work to connect children with nature by offering need-based financial assistance to families who can’t afford to enroll their kids in Raleigh’s outdoor summer camps and nature programs.

 

The Encouraging Place

Their mission is to create an environment of support and encouragement in an effort to dismantle racism and transform our city into a community that is inclusive of all people, regardless of race, gender, and socioeconomic status.

 

Bloomhere

BLOOMHERE is a nonprofit organization which provides women survivors of abuse, addiction, prostitution and trafficking a safe place to live and the space and resources to heal. They support the wellbeing of women so they may nurture their own resilience, as they provide opportunities for them to grow into a life of economic independence through our justice enterprise.

 

Rise Against Hunger

Rise Against Hunger is growing a global movement to end hunger by empowering communities, nourishing lives and responding to emergencies.

 

Made4Me

Makes Personalized Items for Special Needs Kids. The endless search for unaffordable equipment that doesn’t fit a child’s needs is over.

Foundation for Health, Leadership, and Innovation

Launched in 1982 under the direction of rural health champion Dr. Jim Bernstein, the Foundation for Health Leadership & Innovation is a nonprofit organization that develops and supports innovative, community-driven partnerships that build a healthier North Carolina through collaboration and respect.

 

Casa

Casa's mission is to provide access to stable, affordable housing for people who are homeless or at risk by developing and managing rental communities.

 

The Women's Center

The Women's Center is dedicated to serving and assisting marginalized, at-risk and homeless women seeking to break the cycle of trauma, abuse, violence, and homelessness. Through its comprehensive clinical and holistic services, women experience transformation that lends to behavioral and physical healthcare wellness, safe and permanent housing, and dignity. WC provides a safe, low barrier, client-centered and trauma-informed environment for at-risk and unsheltered women, where they can begin the stabilization and healing process.

 

The Junior League of Raleigh

The Junior League of Raleigh is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

 

NC Sustainable Energy Association

NC Sustainable Energy Association is a leading organization of individuals, businesses, government, and nonprofits interested in North Carolina's sustainable energy future. Our mission is to drive policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities, and affordable energy that benefits all of North Carolina.

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18th Annual Black Summit

The 2024 Summit offers a unique opportunity for Black elected officials, public policy advocates, community stakeholders, strategic partners, and advocates from across the state to strategize on mobilizing voters to…

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