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Black Jewels

by Je’wel Lucas Je’wel Lucas is a 20 year old visual artist who creates art to inspire and encourage others. …

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5 Tips for Having Divisive Conversations

In our latest episode, “Mic Drop: Divisive Conversations,” Cyrus Rad talks about his program ‘Civic Conversations’ which encourages people …

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Butterfly Effect Migration

This blog post was written and submitted by two activists Lily and Kaia. They are 10 and 11 years …

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A Culture of Conversation

We believe in the power of conversation and stories. They have the power to shift perspectives and help us …

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Speaking “Truth to Power”

It can be incredibly hard to be an activist when the people above you in your organization don’t listen …

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This publication summarizes an evaluation of the 4-H Science: Building a 4-H STEM Career Pathway …

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Eat Smart Move More North Carolina: Growing Communities Through Gardens

Gardens bring communities together. Not only are community gardens a good way to get more …

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Extension Models: Exploring Proactive and Reactive Approaches

This publication provides definitions of the Program Planning and Evaluation Model and the Reactive Programming …

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Managing the Impact of Floodwater Contaminants on Soil and Produce in Residential, Community, and School Vegetable Gardens

This publication discusses how floods can affect food gardens. In it, you'll find recommendations for …

10/5/20

Myths and Facts About the National Flood Insurance Program

This publication clears up misconceptions about federal flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program.

Your Water Supply: Well Construction and Protection

This guide describes common types of well construction in North Carolina and offers advice for …

8/14/20
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Central North Carolina Planting Calendar for Annual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

In central North Carolina almost any type of vegetable or fruit can be grown successfully …

8/11/20

Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought …