Why 1956 Matters

Why 1956 Matters

  “As a human race, we struggle to accept each other…and we have a moral duty to do better.”  -Ann McColl    Our latest podcast episode is based on the longer work, “1956,” which explores North Carolina’s response to Brown v. Board of...
Kimberly Fisher, East Durham Children’s Initiative

Kimberly Fisher, East Durham Children’s Initiative

  “East Durham is an area that has considerable social, economic, and health challenges. But we have to take a step back and emphasize how vibrant the area that we work in is. It’s common for a lot of non-resident experts to start with the long...
Celebrating National Arts in Education Week with Kidznotes!

Celebrating National Arts in Education Week with Kidznotes!

Like many here in the Triangle, we’re big fans of Kidznotes, a nonprofit that strives to bring the benefits of music education to children of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Kidznotes launched in 2010 to bring free-of-charge orchestral music training to children...
Dennis Gaddy, Community Success Initiative

Dennis Gaddy, Community Success Initiative

  “Society has made it hard to do the right thing. And when you make it hard to do the right thing, you make it easy to do the wrong thing.” Dennis Gaddy, Executive Director of the Community Success Initiative, joins us this week to talk about...
Doug McMillan, YMCA of the Triangle

Doug McMillan, YMCA of the Triangle

“The health and wellness and fitness activities became areas where we gather people together, thinking about how we might do good in the community.” Tune in to hear from Doug McMillan, CEO of the YMCA of the Triangle, as he discusses the development of the Y movement, community work in Southeast Raleigh, and his own story of being involved with the YMCA from a young age.

Gene Nichol, NC Poverty Research Fund

Gene Nichol, NC Poverty Research Fund

“The truth of it is, poverty in North Carolina is our greatest challenge… our largest transgression …the most worrisome shortcoming that we have.” Gene Nichol joins us this week to discuss poverty in North Carolina, his work to address these issues…