Kia Baker, Southeast Raleigh Promise

Kia Baker, Southeast Raleigh Promise

“What we really need in Southeast Raleigh is the opportunity to come together and get creative and work towards solving the problems ourselves. And I think that’s really possible. I think that the residents of this community, given time, space, opportunity, can do some really exciting things to shift the dynamics of housing, education, economic development…

Jennifer Jackson, Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women

Jennifer Jackson, Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women

“The prison ministry allows you to see the person in all their complexity and work on that level. That’s what I find so fulfilling and satisfying [about this work,] because it gets down to the core of the issues that we all deal with. It’s not just...
Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate Black leaders who have not only shaped North Carolina’s history but are also shaping its future. Some of these leaders — teachers, parents, activists, community organizers, and more — are...
Southeast Raleigh Community Impact Work

Southeast Raleigh Community Impact Work

We’re excited about the community efforts happening in Southeast Raleigh! We are proud to partner with the Southeast Raleigh Promise Project, the YMCA of the Triangle, and other groups in a broad community partnership dedicated to creating a cradle-to-career...
Peter Morris, Urban Ministries of Wake County

Peter Morris, Urban Ministries of Wake County

“We can warm up the way we listen to folks, hear what their needs and desires and dreams might be, and help connect them more readily to a service or a person or an organization that might be able to help them achieve what they want to be able to achieve in...