100 Counties, Helping Our Children Thrive

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“Our children are precious to us. They are everything to me. They are my motivation and my strength. I fought for them all my life, and it’s a fight I will continue so that all our children can have the chance to THRIVE”  

- Brenda Howerton, NCACC President 2017-18

Upcoming Events

January 17: THRIVE Regional Meeting - Edgecombe County *Postponed due to weather - new date TBD

January 22: THRIVE Regional Meeting - Guilford County

February 5-6: 2018 Emerging Issues Forum

March 21-22: THRIVE Convening on Child Welfare - Guilford County

North Carolina County Initiatives

Buncombe County: Summary
Durham County: PowerPoint | Task Force
Transylvania County: Report | Summary | PowerPoint
Wake County: NC Early Childhood Foundation

North Carolina Pre-K Program Delivery by County
(UNC School of Government)

Beyond North Carolina

Universal Pre-K: PowerPoint
Kings County, WA: Best Starts for Kids
San Antonio, TX: Pre-K 4 SA

Recent Child Welfare Legislation

Law Impacts Link to Full Text
Family & Child Protection and Accountability Act (Rylan's Law) Child Custody, Foster Care N.C. Session Law 2017-41
Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction N.C. Session Law 2017-57