N.C. kids see gains in well-being
While children in North Carolina are faring better these days based on several measurements, those gains could be in jeopardy as the effects of the recession sink in, a new report says.
North Carolina stalls on child well-being
The state ranks 37th in the U.S. in terms of child well-being, improving in some areas and losing ground in others, a new study says.
Junior Leagues honored for service
All 11 Junior Leagues in North Carolina will be the collective recipient of the 5th annual North Carolina Children’s Lifetime Legacy Award from Action for Children North Carolina.
Immigrants’ kids lack access to basic services
While children of immigrant families make up 15 percent of children in North Carolina, and 84 percent of them are U.S. citizens, many are “blocked out of the health-care system, pushed out of school, and relegated to the economic margins,” a new report says.
Group urges asset-building
Asset-building, a key strategy in helping all North Carolinians attain prosperity, should be a focus of state policymakers, a new report says.
Nonprofits receive stewardship awards
The three awards, given by the N.C. Center for Nonprofits at its 2008 Statewide Conference, recognize outstanding stewardship and accountability.
State sees some progress in child well-being
North Carolina has made slight improvements in child well-being but still lags significantly behind other states, a new study says.