The East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI), a place-based nonprofit located in East Durham, has offered an ecosystem of data-driven academic interventions, out-of-school programming and family supports since its creation in 2011. Working with more than 35 partners, EDCI focuses its efforts within a 120-block area identified by the state as a particularly vulnerable neighborhood of […]
When I was considering what to do after graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in May of 2018, Johnson Service Corps was not really at the top of my list – and I mean literally, because when I listed out the Episcopal Service Corps sites I was interested in, JSC was at the very bottom. I was […]
Partners for Youth Opportunity (PYO) is a holistic youth serving organization that focuses on long-term relationships with youth in Durham. We start with youth at the age of 14 and continue with them until 4 years after high school. The students we serve must be Durham residents at the time they enter the program and […]
The Rural Advancement Foundation International – USA (RAFI-USA) believes in order to ensure a safe, adequate supply of healthy food, we must protect farm workers and encourage environmentally sound farming. We see environmental sustainability, economic viability, biodiversity, and social justice as inextricably linked. Therefore, the best way to ensure a just, sustainable future for farming […]
Mission: Anathoth Community Garden & Farm is a non-profit ministry healing divisions between neighbors and the land by growing food together in Cedar Grove, NC. We do this by: Growing and distributing sustainably-raised vegetables through a sliding-scale Community Supported Agriculture program Teaching adult interns agrarian theology and equipping them to heal divisions in their own […]
Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that works to protect homeownership and family wealth by fighting predatory lending practices. CRL bases policy recommendations on extensive research into financial practices and their impact on families and communities. CRL has offices in California and North Carolina.
Bios and photos of our Corps Members for the 18-19 service year have been added to the site. Please join us in welcoming them! We’ve also updated our Partner Organizations and are excited to continue many longtime collaborations while welcoming new friends.
Code the Dream is a nonprofit program that has grown out of Uniting NC’s mission to foster a state and a nation in which all people, including immigrants, have the opportunity to reach their greatest potential, engage with their community, and fully contribute their talents – expanding prosperity & well being for all. In 2015, we decided […]
Club Nova Community Incorporated is a psychosocial rehabilitation center in Carrboro, NC that provides opportunities for individuals with mental illness to lead meaningful lives of their choice in the community. Club Nova was founded in 1987 to address the needs of Orange County citizens living with mental illness. As such, we provide a holistic, caring […]
The Orange County Department on Aging (OCDOA) is a one-stop resource where older adults and caregivers experience a welcoming atmosphere and can meet their social, mental, physical, financial, and day-to-day practical needs. At the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, participants will find a wide variety of activities and special events happening every day. Some of […]