Introducing a Social Benefits Calculator for Forsyth County, NC

When workers who receive social benefits – like food stamps, childcare…


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Reclaiming Humanity in Trauma-Informed Classrooms

I have chosen to teach children who live in fragile communities for 19 years…


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Supporting Teacher Leadership in Fragile Communities

Our hope is to spread an infectious zeal for education with every community in…


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Birth-to-Five Literacy: Community Outreach and Advocacy

Literacy is the foundation for improving the lives of our students. To best…


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From Struggling Single Mom to Determined CEO Helping Women Break the Cycle of Poverty

Meet Rasheeda Shankle, a Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) graduate and…


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SPOTLIGHT: The Center for the Study of Economic Mobility at Winston-Salem State University

Craig Richardson, who holds a doctorate in labor economics, is the founding…


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Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline

Dr. Erica DeCuir is an associate professor of Teacher Education at Albany State…


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Spotlight: The Center for Educational Opportunity at Albany State University

With many schools across the country returning to in-person learning, we are…


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SPOTLIGHT: The Center for Justice Research at Texas Southern University

In honor of National Criminal Justice Month, we are highlighting this interview…


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Black History Month: 5 Facts About African Americans and Educational Opportunity

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions that African…


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Ja’Ron Smith Participates in Supporting HBCUs Panel Discussion

This panelists, all proud graduates of Historically Black Colleges and…


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Craig Richardson: Forsyth’s Best-Kept Upward Mobility Secret

The program promotes homeownership among low- to moderate-income residents by…


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Black History Month - 5 Facts About African Americans & Economic Mobility

Black History Month: 5 Facts About African Americans and Economic Mobility

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions that…


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Black History Month: 4 Disparities in Prison, Prescriptions, Criminal Justice, and Policing

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions that African…


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3 Surprising Challenges Fragile Community Residents Experience

We know that residents of fragile communities experience immense barriers to…


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The Time Tax: Public Transportation’s Unseen Toll on Fragile Community Residents

People living in fragile communities face many barriers to upward social…


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The Chantal and Tommy Bagwell Foundation Inc. Donates Charitable Gift

Albany State University Center for Educational Opportunity (ASU CEO) is the…


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