FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 2, 2018 | Press Contact: Heather Strickland - 919-821-9564 Early Literacy Program to be a Part of Well-Child Visits RALEIGH, NC— Eighteen Smart Start local partnerships received funding to provide or expand Reach Out and Read (ROR)...
$10 million provided to deliver books right into the hands of North Carolina's youngest children FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather Strickland - firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-821-9564 Spruce Pine, NC -- Smart Start and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are working together to bring books to North...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | June 20, 2017 Press Contact: Heather Strickland 919-821-9564, 919-749-5013 email@example.com The following joint statement from Dolly Parton and Cindy Watkins, President of the North Carolina Partnership for Children/Smart Start, is in response to the release of the...
Over 40,000 Books Given to Children Through Smart Start and Reach Out & Read Recent Report Says Parents Participating in the Program Are More Likely to be Reading with Young Children – A recent report shows that a statewide partnership...
Cindy Watkins to Lead the State-Wide Network that Helps Ensure All NC Children Start School Healthy And Ready To Learn The North Carolina Partnership for Children (NCPC), the organization that leads Smart Start across the state, announced today that Cindy...
Peter Morris, M.D., Medical Director of Wake County Human Services named to key child safety task force by Governor Perdue Peter J. Morris, M.D., MPH, Medical/Clinical Services Director of Wake County Human Services and Board Member of The North Carolina...
The National Women’s Law Center recently launched a Tax Credits Outreach Campaign to ensure that more families know to claim available federal and state income tax credits. They have fliers for every state showing federal and state tax credits and...
On Thursday January 13, leaders of the Children’s Defense Fund and the Black Community Crusade for Children (BCCC) will release two studies showing the deepening crisis facing America’s Black children and young adults. Marian Wright Edelman and Geoffrey Canada...
A new study to adds to research that suggests television can have a negative impact on infants and toddlers. In a study of 259 families researchers found that babies who regularly watched TV had lower scores on cognitive and language...
Former North Carolina Governor James Hunt and David Lawrence, Jr., chairman of The Children’s Trust ,former publisher of The Miami Herald, and Milk Party leader have been named keynote speakers for the 2011 National Smart Start Conference's Celebration Lunch....