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Letter: Vote NO for the housing bond
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The Wake County Housing Justice Coalition recommends that voters in Raleigh reject City Council’s proposed $80 million housing bond, which is on the Nov. 3 election ballot. We do so in the conviction that the bond program, though labeled “affordable housing,” is intended primarily to assist moderate-income households instead of the
LETTER: A doctor’s prescription for healthy voting in North Carolina
Thursday, October 8, 2020
You might be surprised to see a doctor writing a prescription for healthy voting, but you shouldn’t be. The COVID pandemic has made voting itself a health issue in 2020. Just as doctors are expected to give advice on how to prevent injuries and illness by wearing seatbelts and eating healthy, we have a duty to advise you on how to stay safe while
Racial justice giving is booming
Monday, October 5, 2020
The tragic, high-profile killings of George Floyd and other Black Americans in 2020 have sparked a reckoning on race. We are seeing an outpouring of donations from individuals, corporations and foundations that began to grow as soon as protests and other activities in support of racial and social justice started to spread across the country. Much of this

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The Spark with Tift Merritt

Time: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Join us for the second


Glynnis Reed Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Spirit of Our Nature


Lincoln Community Health Center - WIC Program Resources

Topic: WIC Program Resources Speaker: Holly

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Middle Creek High student earns Girl Scout award

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New approaches to farming breathe life into rural NC communities

Eunice Hill came to Edgecombe County so Sly could fly. Sylvester ‘Sly’ Hill Sr. is

Financial tips to help prepare for the unexpected

Over the past year, most people have noticed how truly unpredictable life can be. While it's