February 1, 2023
February is Family Support Awareness Month. One complex foster care case shows how vital it is for families to ask for and receive support in trying times.
March 16, 2022 | Rhett N. Mabry, Tamika D. Williams
We are working with foundations from across North Carolina and South Carolina to pool resources in support of nonprofits led by persons of color in communities that have been marginalized.
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Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas Effort Featured at National Conference
Health leaders working with the Endowment-supported Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas initiative share what they've learned with peers.
December 7, 2022 | Miriam Tardif-Douglin and Emily Roland
A Welcome Change in S.C. Foster Care Policy
South Carolina wins praise for new policy offering foster care services until age 21.
December 6, 2022 | Phillip H. Redmond Jr.
Kinship Care: A Vital Part of the Child Welfare Safety Net
Some 84,000 children in North Carolina and 74,000 in South Carolina live with kin caregivers. These children often enjoy better outcomes than those placed in non-familial settings, but kin caregivers often receive less support from the child welfare system than foster families.
September 8, 2022 | Phillip H. Redmond Jr., Tamika D. Williams
As Rural Hospitals Struggle, A Hopeful New Model Emerges
UNC Hospitals, with support from the Endowment, has opened the doors of an innovative new labor and delivery unit in rural Siler City, N.C.
May 12, 2022 | Martha Carlough, Ellen Chetwynd, Katie Wouk
Celebrating Our Social Workers During National Social Work Month
March is National Social Work Month. Tamika Williams, associate director of The Duke Endowment’s Child and Family Well-Being program area, reflects on her early days as a child protective services social worker.
March 3, 2022 | Tamika D. Williams