Rick Glazier, NC Justice Center

Rick Glazier, NC Justice Center

We are joined this week by Rick Glazier, the new Executive Director of the NC Justice Center. In our conversation, he discusses his background and path to social justice work and vision for the future of the NC Justice Center, the state’s preeminent voice for...
National Folk Festival

National Folk Festival

The National Folk Festival celebrated its 75th anniversary and its first year in downtown Greensboro, NC this past weekend. It was a beautiful weekend to enjoy three days of live outdoor music, art projects, dance, and of course, food trucks. The National Folk...
Kirby Jones, The Daniel Center for Math and Science

Kirby Jones, The Daniel Center for Math and Science

Kirby Jones, Founder and Executive Director of the Daniel Center for Math and Science, joins us this week to discuss how his organization works to help at-risk and economically disadvantaged children in Southeast Raleigh. The Daniel Center provides an education...
Penny Washington, Advance Community Health

Penny Washington, Advance Community Health

This week on Conversations at Fletcher, we are joined by Penny Washington, chief executive officer of Advance Community Health (formerly known as Wake Health Services).  Penny explains the many changes in store at Advance, including a new 35,000 square foot building...
Jennifer Tisdale, Project CATCH

Jennifer Tisdale, Project CATCH

We are joined this week by Jennifer Tisdale, the Project Coordinator of Project CATCH (Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless) through the Wake County Salvation Army. Project CATCH is the only organization in Wake County designed to identify and provide...
Beth Briggs, Dress for Success

Beth Briggs, Dress for Success

In this episode of Conversations at Fletcher, we sit down with Beth Briggs, executive director of Dress for Success and member of Fletcher Foundation’s board of directors. Dress for Success is an organization that helps unemployed and underemployed women find...