The Smart Start Resource Guide of Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Programs and Practices

The North Carolina Partnership for Children, Inc. (NCPC) announces a revised edition of The Smart Start Resource Guide of Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Programs and Practices – A Summary of Evidence. The guide compiles the evidence for many key Smart Start funded activities...

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New KIDS COUNT Data Book Shows Improving Health, Declining Economic Security for Children in North Carolina

A Fresh Look at Child Well-Being Revamped KIDS COUNT Data Book Shows Improving Health, Declining Economic Security for Children in North Carolina (RALEIGH, NC)- If the new analysis released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation is any indication, previous investments in...

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Child Homicide Rates in North Carolina and Programs to Reduce Them

(FORT BRAGG, N.C.)-- A new report by Action for Children North Carolina finds that between 2001 and 2010 there were 251 homicides by parent/caregiver (HPC) of children from birth through ten years of age in North Carolina. That represents...

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Smart Start of Forsyth County receives grant to conduct vision screening

Winston-Salem, NC – Smart Start of Forsyth County, Inc. (SSFC) has received a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation to provide 529 children in the Forsyth County NC Pre-K program with photo-refractive vision screening.  Vision screening is critical to the early...

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NC Farm to School Program Promotes Child Health and Helps Local Farmers

BCBSNC Foundation Grant Drives More NC Produce to More NC Students The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the BCBSNC Foundation Team Up to Expand the NC Farm to School Program to 35 Additional School Systems CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The...

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Webinar: Infusing a Developmental Approach into Child Welfare Services for Infants and Toddlers

Infusing a Developmental Approach into Child Welfare Services for Infants and Toddlers Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM Eastern (1:00 PM Central, 12:00 PM Mountain, and 11:00 AM Pacific) Register now: https://zerotothree.ilinc.com/register/hpxscyc This webinar, hosted by the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center,...

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McDowell Partnership for Children Grant for Preschool Dental Program in Rutherford and Polk Counties

McDowell Partnership for Children receives grant to expand Preschool Dental Program to Rutherford and Polk counties The McDowell County Partnership for Children has received a federal grant from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) to provide a Preschool Dental Program...

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John Rex Endowment Invests Nearly $1.3M in Early Childhood Development

John Rex Endowment Invests Nearly $1.3M in Early Childhood Development Lucy Daniels Center, Wake County Human Services and Wake County SmartStart will receive early childhood development grants totaling nearly $1.3 million from the John Rex Endowment. The Lucy Daniels Center will...

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Archived Webinar on Childhood Migration and Well-being

From the UNC Gillings School of Public Health 17th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Health Equity: Progress and Pitfalls Original Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Childhood Migration and Well-being: A Framework for Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges,...

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Early Childhood Nutrition Programs Receive Welcomed Help

Eight communities across North Carolina will receive funding to improve their early childhood nutrition education. The new program, "Shape NC: Healthy Starts for Young Children," is expected to reach thousands of preschoolers in a state where more than 31...

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