Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a non-profit, non-partisan research and policy organization dedicated to protecting homeownership and family wealth. They are an affiliate of SELF-HELP, one of the largest community development financial institutions in the country. CRL focuses on fighting consumer predatory lending practices. It uses research to develop reasonable, practical policy solutions which they share with advocates and policymakers interested in reforming lending practices at the state or federal level.
Code the Dream offers free intensive training in software development to people from diverse low-income backgrounds. In CTD Labs, our coders work with experienced mentors to hone those skills by building apps and technology platforms for a range of startups, nonprofits, and government clients. The ultimate aim of Code the Dream is to create a unique win-win, where our coders gain real experience building apps that make the world a little better place and then use that experience to launch new careers with enormous opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Families Moving Forward helps families in the crisis of homelessness find their way home. They provide temporary housing, case management, skills education, and connection to community resources to help parents and children thrive in stable homes.
L’Arche North Carolina is an emerging community for adults with and without intellectual developmental disabilities. Their goal is to establish and open the first L’Arche home/community in North Carolina in 2022.
L’Arche is a federation of communities throughout the world. L’Arche makes explicit the dignity of every human being by building inclusive communities of faith and friendship where people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) live life together. At L'Arche, meals are shared, friendships are made, and every unique gift is celebrated.
Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice
The Pauli Murray Center engages a diversity of community members to lift up the vision and legacy of activist, scholar, feminist, poet, and Episcopal priest Pauli Murray in order to tackle enduring inequities and injustice. The center envisions communities actively working toward fairness and justice across divisions such as race, class, sexual and gender identity and spiritual practice. It embraces the transformative power of collecting and telling stories and truths as a process that heals these divisions and promotes human rights.
The Rural Advancement Foundation International’s (RAFI-USA) mission is to cultivate markets, policies, and communities that sustain thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms. We work nationally and internationally, focusing on North Carolina and the southeastern United States.
SECU Family House is a safe, nurturing, affordable home for patients and their loved ones who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life-saving procedures and serious illnesses. They provide guests lodging, meals, supportive programs, transportation, and a caring support network. They serve families from all 100 North Carolina counties and beyond, helping them rest, heal, and gather strength when they need it most.