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Eleventh hour effort to save one of Charlotte’s oldest charter schools fails

Eleventh hour effort to save one of Charlotte’s oldest charter schools fails

A last ditch attempt to save one of the state’s oldest charter schools fell through, leaving Charlotte’s Community Charter School ... Read More

Despite vote to rescind federal school accountability reporting requirements, NC’s A-F school grades still won’t be federally aligned without legislative changes

Despite vote to rescind federal school accountability reporting requirements, NC’s A-F school grades still won’t be federally aligned without legislative changes

You may have seen headlines lately about how U.S. lawmakers have voted to ease school accountability reporting requirements for states ... Read More

First review of NC’s school voucher program: accountability measures “among weakest in country”

First review of NC’s school voucher program: accountability measures “among weakest in country”

A researcher from Duke University’s Children’s Law Clinic reviewed the first three years of North Carolina’s new school voucher program Read More

Test scores for state’s biggest voucher school don’t provide enough information on student learning, experts say

Test scores for state’s biggest voucher school don’t provide enough information on student learning, experts say

Last year’s standardized test scores for students at the state’s largest recipient of publicly-funded school vouchers, Trinity ... Read More

North Carolina: Already a DeVos world

North Carolina: Already a DeVos world

When it comes to the politics of education, 2017 is already proving to be a memorable year. Over the past couple of months, nearly all ... Read More

Private voucher school’s athletic director, accused of embezzlement, continues coaching basketball while awaiting trial

Private voucher school’s athletic director, accused of embezzlement, continues coaching basketball while awaiting trial

Trinity Christian’s athletic director Heath Vandevender, who is accused of embezzling nearly $400,000 in employee tax withholdings ... Read More

Employee of state’s largest recipient of school voucher funds accused of embezzling nearly $400,000 in public tax dollars

Employee of state’s largest recipient of school voucher funds accused of embezzling nearly $400,000 in public tax dollars

The athletic director of a private religious school that has received the most publicly-funded school vouchers in the state of North ... Read More

Fired principal of Rocky Mount charter school sues board, alleges alteration of student transcripts and inflated student enrollment numbers

Fired principal of Rocky Mount charter school sues board, alleges alteration of student transcripts and inflated student enrollment numbers

The Rocky Mount Telegram reported this weekend that the fired principal of Rocky Mount’s North East Carolina Prep School has sued the ... Read More

Recent legislation paves the way for huge drops in withdrawal rates for NC virtual charter schools

Recent legislation paves the way for huge drops in withdrawal rates for NC virtual charter schools

Top administrators for the state’s two virtual charter schools boasted 2016-17 student withdrawal rates that are a fraction of ... Read More

Private Christian schools receiving taxpayer-funded school vouchers continue to exclude students on the basis of religion and sexual identity

Private Christian schools receiving taxpayer-funded school vouchers continue to exclude students on the basis of religion and sexual identity

A review of the student handbooks of several private Christian schools in North Carolina that receive hundreds of thousands of dollars ... Read More

What kinds of checks and balances are in place to ensure traditional public schools don’t hand out faulty diplomas?

What kinds of checks and balances are in place to ensure traditional public schools don’t hand out faulty diplomas?

Part II As I discussed earlier this week, Kestrel Heights Charter School in Durham handed out 160 unearned diplomas between 2008-2016, ... Read More

A Durham charter school gave out more than 150 unearned diplomas over eight years.  What does this say about transparency and accountability for North Carolina’s fast-growing charter school movement?

A Durham charter school gave out more than 150 unearned diplomas over eight years.
What does this say about transparency and accountability for North Carolina’s fast-growing charter school movement?

Part I Following a lengthy internal report conducted by school officials at Durham’s Kestrel Heights Charter School, which found that ... Read More

Looking Forward to 2017

Looking Forward to 2017

When you work at a philanthropic foundation, a lot of information comes across your screen. Pitches for funding, invitations to events, Read More

North Carolina’s school voucher program: an accountability and transparency wish list for 2017

North Carolina’s school voucher program: an accountability and transparency wish list for 2017

A common refrain I hear in the course of my reporting and writing about school vouchers — a program that is set to take a large ... Read More

On Kindness

On Kindness

  For more than two years now, we’ve brought you Conversations at Fletcher, a way for us to introduce you to the ... Read More

Charter industry CEO’s campaign contribution closely timed to state lawmaker’s pitch for new charter school

Charter industry CEO’s campaign contribution closely timed to state lawmaker’s pitch for new charter school

When Rep. Jason Saine (R-Lincolnton) stood before members of the NC Charter School Advisory Board earlier this month to pitch a new ... Read More

North Carolina’s A-F school grading system “not aligned” with federal law

North Carolina’s A-F school grading system “not aligned” with federal law

In an update to the Charter Schools Advisory Board on Thursday, the federal policy director at the state’s Department of Public ... Read More

School privatization group launches web app that relies on A-F school grades to direct families to charter and private schools

School privatization group launches web app that relies on A-F school grades to direct families to charter and private schools

A Raleigh-based advocacy group that is a big supporter of the state’s new school voucher program as well as charter schools launched a ... Read More

More than $300,000 in public school vouchers have been granted to recently closed private schools

More than $300,000 in public school vouchers have been granted to recently closed private schools

Since 2014, WNCN reports that $342,048 worth of publicly-funded school vouchers have been funneled to private schools that are now ... Read More

NC virtual charter school’s dropout rate exceeds legal maximum

NC virtual charter school’s dropout rate exceeds legal maximum

Students at one of the state’s two brand new virtual charter schools are dropping out at a rate that exceeds the maximum allowed by ... Read More

Charter school oversight board to discuss virtual charter schools, new applications next week

Charter school oversight board to discuss virtual charter schools, new applications next week

The NC Charter School Advisory Board will meet next week, November 15-16, to begin its review of new applications made by those hoping ... Read More

The Costs of Care

The Costs of Care

Meredith Sawyer is an early childhood educator in Greensboro, North Carolina who has been  teaching for more than a decade. But as she ... Read More

NC on track to spend $24 million this academic year on taxpayer-funded school vouchers

NC on track to spend $24 million this academic year on taxpayer-funded school vouchers

By the end of the 2016-17 academic year, North Carolina is on track to disburse roughly $24 million in taxpayer-funded school vouchers ... Read More

Evan Walker-Wells, Scalawag Magazine

Evan Walker-Wells, Scalawag Magazine

  “There’s a really strong idea that the South is just one thing. But if you’ve ever lived anywhere in the ... Read More

Charter school oversight board looks to grease the wheels for recommended applicants to get final approval

Charter school oversight board looks to grease the wheels for recommended applicants to get final approval

October’s meeting of the NC Charter Schools Advisory Board included a conversation that nearly resulted in the shutdown of a Raleigh ... Read More

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 Read More

Latest batch of charter school hopefuls includes repeat applicants, national EMOs

Latest batch of charter school hopefuls includes repeat applicants, national EMOs

Thirty-eight non-profit boards submitted charter school applications to the North Carolina Office of Charter Schools last ... Read More

David Heinen, NC Center for Nonprofits

David Heinen, NC Center for Nonprofits

  “As nonpartisan entities, nonprofits can infuse some really good dialogue into the election process. They can reach out to Read More

Report suggests newer NC charter schools are performing worse than their more established counterparts

Report suggests newer NC charter schools are performing worse than their more established counterparts

Welcoming Yemi, Our 2016-2017 Fellow!

Welcoming Yemi, Our 2016-2017 Fellow!

We are excited to welcome Yemi Adewuyi to our team as the 2016-2017 Fletcher Fellow! Now in its third year, our fellowship program ... Read More

James Ford, NC Public School Forum

James Ford, NC Public School Forum

  “Teachers, more than any other profession, deal with the other issues that prevail in society. What happens more often ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Celebrating Dix Park

Celebrating Dix Park

It was hot — but it was worth it! Only July 23rd, thousands of North Carolinians took part in Destination Dix and many of them, ... Read More

Charter advocates reeling after low number of new charter schools approved for 2017

Charter advocates reeling after low number of new charter schools approved for 2017

Days after the State Board of Education voted last week to reject five of the Charter School Advisory Board’s 13 recommendations for ... Read More

Mo Green, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Mo Green, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

“The values of the foundation will remain in place, but how we realize those values is to be determined, which makes us in an ... Read More

When Charter Schools Fail

When Charter Schools Fail

Erinn Rochelle says she beat herself up for months after her sons’ charter school unexpectedly shut down during its first year of ... Read More

Kate Pearce, Dorothea Dix Park

Kate Pearce, Dorothea Dix Park

Kate Peace, Senior Planner for the City of Raleigh's Dorothea Dix Park, joined us this week to talk about the unique and exciting ... Read More

Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

Shannon Ritchie, AJF Director of Digital + Innovation

We're excited to switch it up this week by inviting our Director of Digital + Innovation, Shannon Ritchie, on to the show to tell us a ... Read More

Is North Carolina on track to weaken accountability for charter schools?

Is North Carolina on track to weaken accountability for charter schools?

Some recently proposed changes to charter school law have raised the eyebrows of advocates for high quality, accountable charter ... Read More

Tom Ross, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Tom Ross, Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Tom Ross, the Terry Sanford Distinguished Fellow at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, joins us this week to ... Read More

New law could keep bad charters in business

New law could keep bad charters in business

When members of the NC Charter School Advisory Board convened in Raleigh for their June meeting this week, they engaged in an impromptu Read More

Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

Spring 2016 Grant Announcement

We are happy to announce our most recent grants to organizations working across North Carolina. The Fletcher Foundation Board of ... Read More

Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

Congratulations Fletcher Academy Class of 2016!

“You’re going to leave a legacy whether you mean to or not, just make sure that it will benefit other people. Others will need ... Read More

Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, NC Policy Watch

Billy Ball, education reporter for NC Policy Watch, joins us this week to chat about the state of education in North Carolina. Tune in ... Read More

We can’t work together if we don’t trust each other

We can’t work together if we don’t trust each other

Soon after I began my job here at Fletcher Foundation, I found myself reviewing an email invitation our Executive Director, Damon ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Is collaboration the new innovation?

Is collaboration the new innovation?

Innovation. It’s one of those buzzwords that has the nonprofit world aflutter. Grantseekers load it up in their proposals. Grantmakers ... Read More

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

Jess Clark, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

"Education is one of the most important parts of our society... People get where they are because of the education they receive... You ... Read More

Arts/Culture Festival at the Fletcher Academy

Arts/Culture Festival at the Fletcher Academy

The Fletcher Academy took a break from their end-of-year studies for some lighthearted entertainment and learning at their first ... Read More

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 Read More

Charter school oversight board recommends 13 new charter schools for 2017 opening

Charter school oversight board recommends 13 new charter schools for 2017 opening

Thirteen charter school applications have gotten nods of approval from members of North Carolina’s charter school advisory board ... Read More

What We Learned From #CreateGood16

What We Learned From #CreateGood16

Last week, two members of our team (Shannon, Director of Digital + Innovation and Leah, Fletcher Fellow) went to the Create Good ... Read More

Dr. Tashni Dubroy, Shaw University

Dr. Tashni Dubroy, Shaw University

Tune in to our latest episode with Dr. Tashni Dubroy, President of Shaw University, to hear her personal story and learn about her ... Read More

Charter schools oversight board looks toward strengthening the application process, questions charters in trouble

Charter schools oversight board looks toward strengthening the application process, questions charters in trouble

Members of the Charter School Advisory Board kicked off their March meeting with a lengthy discussion about how to uphold high ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Fletcher Opera at the Fletcher Academy

Fletcher Opera at the Fletcher Academy

We were so happy to see the Fletcher Fellows of the AJ Fletcher Opera Institute at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts ... Read More

Tiny private school puts spotlight on voucher system’s flaws

Tiny private school puts spotlight on voucher system’s flaws

Despite lack of standards and accountability, NC ‘Opportunity Scholarships’ program is poised to grow   Star Christian Academy, a ... Read More

Leah Catotti, 2015-2016 Fletcher Fellow

Leah Catotti, 2015-2016 Fletcher Fellow

We have a special episode this week– we’re switching it up by inviting our podcast producer, Fletcher Fellow Leah Catotti, on to take ... Read More

We’re looking for our next fellow!

We’re looking for our next fellow!

We are currently accepting applications for our 2016-17 Fletcher Fellow! Our team is looking for a recent college graduate who is ... Read More

Updates from the February meeting of the State Board of Education

Updates from the February meeting of the State Board of Education

While we didn’t see too many fireworks this month, February’s State Board of Ed meeting didn’t disappoint, filled with the usual mix of Read More

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 ... Read More

Honoring MLK through service

Honoring MLK through service

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have ... Read More

Lindsay Wagner, AJ Fletcher Foundation

Lindsay Wagner, AJ Fletcher Foundation

This week we’re changing it up by inviting our newest staff member, Education Specialist Lindsay Wagner, to give you an overview ... Read More

Rev. Mel Williams and Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih, REAL Durham

Rev. Mel Williams and Rev. Dr. Aleese Moore-Orbih, REAL Durham

  “The work that we do together around activism, changing policy and structures, resisting systems that sustain and ... Read More

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks and two for getting deals. Now, after Black Friday & Cyber Monday, we have ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬, a day Read More

Giving thanks

Giving thanks

Sometimes we focus on the many challenges that we’re working to address across North Carolina, but this time of year, we want to take a Read More

Alyssa Canty, Common Cause Education Fund

Alyssa Canty, Common Cause Education Fund

“If we can start working within the African American community through HBCUs, hopefully it will be a domino effect and when these Read More

Introducing Lindsay Wagner, our new education specialist

Introducing Lindsay Wagner, our new education specialist

Our new education specialist, Lindsay Wagner, weighs in on why she cares about education and what she's working on here at Fletcher ... Read More

Eliza Mathew, AJ Fletcher Community Engagement Fellow

Eliza Mathew, AJ Fletcher Community Engagement Fellow

Eliza Mathew is the newest AJ Fletcher Community Engagement Fellow in Duke University’s Durham and Regional Affairs (DARA) office. ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Bringing together Winston Salem Fletcher Fellows & Scholars

Bringing together Winston Salem Fletcher Fellows & Scholars

Each year, we bring together the Fletcher Fellows of the AJ Fletcher Opera Institute at the University of North Carolina School of the ... Read More

Dan Rearick, Uniting NC

Dan Rearick, Uniting NC

  Our latest podcast features Dan Rearick, Executive Director of Uniting NC. Uniting NC works to make North Carolina a place in ... Read More

Fall 2015 Grant Announcement

Fall 2015 Grant Announcement

We are proud to announce our latest grant recipients. In September, The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve grants ... Read More

Welcoming Our New Education Specialist

Welcoming Our New Education Specialist

We are excited to announce that Lindsay Wagner will be joining our staff as Education Specialist! With more than 10 years of experience Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

9/11 Day of Service

9/11 Day of Service

Each year, our team participates in the 9/11 Day of Service, the largest annual day of charitable engagement in the US. We think ... Read More

Welcoming Our New Fellow!

Welcoming Our New Fellow!

We are excited to welcome Leah Catotti to our team as the 2015-2016 Fletcher Fellow! Now in it’s second year, our fellowship ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Alexandra Zagbayou, Student U

Alexandra Zagbayou, Student U

“I see myself in every single one of our students and every single one of those families. It makes the work meaningful for me, ... Read More

Summer 2015 Grant Announcement

Summer 2015 Grant Announcement

We are excited to announce our latest round of grant recipients, all of which have been awarded funding in Summer 2015. The Fletcher ... Read More

$1.25 million grant to complete UNCSA Fletcher Opera Institute endowment

$1.25 million grant to complete UNCSA Fletcher Opera Institute endowment

This spring, Fletcher Foundation completed the UNC School of the Arts A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute endowment with a $1.25 million ... Read More

Jan Williams and Tomeika Watson, Center for Child and Family Health

Jan Williams and Tomeika Watson, Center for Child and Family Health

We are joined by two guests this week, Jan Williams and Tomeika Watson of the Center for Child and Family Health. We discuss the ... Read More

Caldwell Fellows’ Vecinos Program Kickoff Event

Caldwell Fellows’ Vecinos Program Kickoff Event

In late May, Fletcher Foundation hosted an evening with the Caldwell Fellows from NC State and students from their partner university ... Read More

Keith Poston, Public School Forum of NC

Keith Poston, Public School Forum of NC

  This week, we are joined by Keith Poston, President and Executive Director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina. We ... Read More

Tracy Zimmerman, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation

Tracy Zimmerman, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation

  “I want to move the needle so that our kids, each kid in this state, can fulfill their potential. I think that’s ... Read More

Barbara Goodmon Receives Honorary Doctorate from Shaw University

Barbara Goodmon Receives Honorary Doctorate from Shaw University

We’re extending our congratulations to Barbara Goodmon, Fletcher Foundation President.  Mrs. Goodmon received an Honorary ... Read More

Andrew Lakis, Teach For America

Andrew Lakis, Teach For America

Listen in as we chat about Teach For America’s work in eastern North Carolina with Andrew Lakis, Senior Managing Director for ... Read More

Last Thursday at Fletcher was a success!

Last Thursday at Fletcher was a success!

We like to think that our Thursdays at Fletcher get togethers are a fairly unique networking event. We aren’t trying to build a ... Read More

Kathryn Dove, Meredith Autism Program

Kathryn Dove, Meredith Autism Program

“…the most intensive services as soon as possible makes the most impact in changing the way a child learns and [causes] ... Read More

Barbara Goodmon Receives UNCF’s Torch Award

Barbara Goodmon Receives UNCF’s Torch Award

Many congratulations are due to Barbara Goodmon, Fletcher Foundation President.  Mrs. Goodmon received this year’s Torch Award at Read More

Roxanne Hall Little & Blake Strayhorn, Habitat for Humanity of Durham

Roxanne Hall Little & Blake Strayhorn, Habitat for Humanity of Durham

“It’s about not only [impacting] that one family, these home buyers, their children, and those generations that will come, ... Read More

Spring 2015 Grant Announcement

Spring 2015 Grant Announcement

We are excited to announce the latest round of grant recipients! The Fletcher Foundation Board of Directors voted to approve 9 grants ... Read More

Chris Beacham, NC Arts Council

Chris Beacham, NC Arts Council

“Communities have all realized that you can’t have a successful healthy town or city with just a ring of suburbs and a ... Read More

We’re looking for our next Fellow!

We’re looking for our next Fellow!

We are currently accepting applications for our 2015-16 Fletcher Fellow! Our team is looking for a recent college graduate who is ... Read More

Pinocchio at The Fletcher Academy

Pinocchio at The Fletcher Academy

Yesterday, students from the A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute​ at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts​ performed Pinnochio Read More

Julie Rigby, NC Museum of Life & Science

Julie Rigby, NC Museum of Life & Science

“The point of this is to provide the enrichment and the learning to make science come alive for students… who may not have the ... Read More

Black History Month + Biographical Conversations

Black History Month + Biographical Conversations

Biographical Conversations on UNC-TV does an amazing job of humanizing figures whose accomplishments sometimes seem larger-than-life. ... Read More

Myrick Howard, Preservation NC

Myrick Howard, Preservation NC

This episode, we sit down with Myrick Howard, executive director of Preservation NC. The organization, which Myrick describes as "an ... Read More

Katie Wyatt, KidzNotes

Katie Wyatt, KidzNotes

  “The endgame … is to serve the most kids and families that we can in North Carolina [and] beyond the state, and to bring ... Read More

A Day On, Not a Day Off.

A Day On, Not a Day Off.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” -Martin Luther King, Jr. MLK ... Read More

Ginger Young, Book Harvest

Ginger Young, Book Harvest

  “When I found out that having books at home confers the same benefit as having parents with a Ph.D I knew that we were on ... Read More

Amber Smith, Activate Good

Amber Smith, Activate Good

Activate Good is a powerful organizing force for volunteerism in the Triangle. For this episode, we sat down with Amber Smith, CEO, to ... Read More

Paige Bagwell, Salvation Army of Wake County

Paige Bagwell, Salvation Army of Wake County

  “The #redkettlereason reminds people that it’s bigger than that kettle. Even the pennies and the quarters you teach ... Read More

Jimmy Goodmon Jr. selected to serve on Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board

Jimmy Goodmon Jr. selected to serve on Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board

We are elated in sharing the news that , Fletcher Foundation Secretary and Board Member, was inducted into the National Advisory Board ... Read More

Reema Khrais, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

Reema Khrais, Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting

A graduate of the Journalism School at UNC, Reema Khrais has spent the past year exclusively reporting on education in the state. In ... Read More

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

As we celebrate #GivingTuesday at Fletcher Foundation, we encourage everyone to give to their favorite nonprofits across the state. ... Read More

Patrice Nelson, Urban Ministries Durham

Patrice Nelson, Urban Ministries Durham

  Patrice Nelson, the executive director of Urban Ministries Durham, joins us for an earnest discussion about homelessness.

Chris Budnick, The Healing Place of Wake County

Chris Budnick, The Healing Place of Wake County

  Chris Budnick, vice president of programs at The Healing Place of Wake County, came by to discuss his organization’s ... Read More

David Reese, East Durham Children’s Initiative

David Reese, East Durham Children’s Initiative

This week, we chatted with David Reese, the executive director of the East Durham Children’s Initiative.  

Christine Mumma, NC Center on Actual Innocence

Christine Mumma, NC Center on Actual Innocence

  Christine Mumma, Executive Director of the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence spoke with us about her ... Read More

Jerry Davis, Burning Coal Theatre

Jerry Davis, Burning Coal Theatre

  Jerome Davis, Artistic Director of the Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh, stopped by the AJ Fletcher office to discuss his ... Read More

Janice Odom, NC State Caldwell Fellows

Janice Odom, NC State Caldwell Fellows

  The director of NC State’s Caldwell Fellows program, Janice Odom, spoke with us about her program.

Paul Atkinson, The Fletcher Academy

Paul Atkinson, The Fletcher Academy

We spoke with Paul Atkinson, the newest Headmaster of The Fletcher Academy about his new position.

AJF Welcomes First Fellow

AJF Welcomes First Fellow

Sierra Wingate-Bey joins the staff of AJ Fletcher Foundation as the 2014-2015 fellow, the first to occupy this role. The fellowship ... Read More

Fletcher Foundation Releases Annual Report

Fletcher Foundation Releases Annual Report

AJF shares snapshot of work accomplished in 2013 and invites NC nonprofit community to join conversations about important challenges ... Read More

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