9.24.18 NC News
The North Carolina Arts Council awards grants totaling more than $7.2 million, HandsOn Northwest North Carolina hosts 'Governance,' the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division sets up toll-free legal aid hotline for Hurricane Florence survivors, and more.
Legal Relief for Job Seekers with Criminal Records
One serious economic barrier facing Legal Aid clients is the fact that 1 in 5 North Carolinians have a criminal record, which means they are effectively shut out of the job market. With the growing interest in criminal justice reform, an investment in relief from collateral consequences now would pay huge dividends in the future.
11.09.15 NC Nonprofit News
SECU Foundation provided an interest-free construction loan to Community Alternatives for Supportive Abodes to help build a supportive housing development for homeless veterans, the North Carolina Housing Coalition honored Patricia “Pat” Garrett and Spencer Duin was presented with award for their volunteer work, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts will begin TCVA 140: The Creative Incubator this month, and more.
10.19.15 NC Nonprofit News
SHIFT NC awarded a 5-year federal grant from the Office of Adolescent Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food Lion Feeds partners with Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC to host Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day at the NC State Fair, Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity celebrates dedication of three new Habitat homes, and more.
03.27.13: NC News Bits
YMCA of Greater Charlotte receives donation from Michael Jordan, Fayetteville Technical Community College receives healthy community grant, Mission Foundation selects chairman, Share the Harvest announces program locations, Keep N.C. Beautiful announces contest, and more.
10.03.12.: NC News Bits
Saint Augustine University receives grant, Urban Ministries of Wake County announces new Executive Director, United Arts Council calls for grant applicants, and more.
Legal Aid to close offices, cut staff
Facing significant reductions from three of its largest funding sources, Legal Aid of North Carolina will close three offices and cut about 30 positions, leaving poor people in almost a dozen counties without free legal assistance from the nonprofit.
Progress Energy gift to help build law clinic
The law school at Campbell University plans to launch a clinic to provide legal services to underserved senior citizens.
Nonprofit gives children voice in court
The Child’s Advocate, a Raleigh-based nonprofit, aims to provide children with high-quality legal representation that puts their needs first.
Bar Association creates scholarship funds
One fund will help Wake Forest law grads working for Legal Aid pay down their student loans; the others will boost the Bar’s endowment.