Prevent Child Abuse NC Partnership Engagement Manager Selected as 2022 BetterNC Fellow

Prevent Child Abuse NC Partnership Engagement Manager Selected as 2022 BetterNC Fellow

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (May 24, 2022) — Prevent Child Abuse NC Partnership Engagement Manager Selected as 2022 BetterNC Fellow. McElvine joins a cohort of six BetterNC Fellows who will work with individuals from the NC Budget & Tax Center and NC Black Alliance in learning opportunities and activities that highlight community-based engagement.  The BetterNC fellowship program serves to engage people in the budgeting and revenue process in their communities during a five-month program. A key aspect of the fellowship program requires all fellows to complete a Community Action Plan that they can implement in their communities. Fellows will also have the...
Prevent Child Abuse NC receives $795,000 Grant from The Duke Endowment

Prevent Child Abuse NC receives $795,000 Grant from The Duke Endowment

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (May 24 2022) — Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina has received a $795,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to fund child and family well-being. The Duke Endowment grant will allow PCANC to continue providing implementation support for the following evidence-based parenting programs: The Incredible Years, Strengthening Families, and Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) across North Carolina. These programs strengthen families by offering strategies for parents and caregivers to learn parenting skills and build connections with one another for support. Research shows that programs are most effective when providers receive regular ongoing support. PCANC’s support benefits communities implementing these...
Child Abuse Prevention Month is a Time for North Carolina to Grow a Better Tomorrow

Child Abuse Prevention Month is a Time for North Carolina to Grow a Better Tomorrow

April 1, 2022 RALEIGH — Recognizing the importance of caring connections, supportive environments and positive experiences for all children and families, Governor Roy Cooper declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in North Carolina. “Our children are precious and deserve to be nurtured and protected. It’s important that we build a strong foundation for them so that they can learn, play and grow,” said Governor Roy Cooper in a video message. “We’re doing more to wrap services around the whole family. When we work together to support our children and families in every corner of our state, we can build...
Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month

Governor Cooper Proclaims April 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Month

While every season is a new opportunity to build sturdy foundations for children, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAP Month) and we ALL have a stake in preparing NC’s children to grow up to be healthy thriving members of our community. Every April, CAP Month recognizes the necessity of communities working together to build safe, stable, nurturing environments and relationships for North Carolina’s children. Our state’s future prosperity depends on it. Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) invites you to #BeAConnection so we ALL can grow better together! Learn how you can be a connection for NC children and families during Child Abuse Prevention...
PCANC Announces the Promotion of Christy Bradsher as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as Director of Communications and Marketing

PCANC Announces the Promotion of Christy Bradsher as Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as Director of Communications and Marketing

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Christy Bradsher as the organization’s new Vice President for Finance and Administration and Kristie Demers as the Director of Communications and Marketing effective February 1, 2022. In her most recent role as Finance & Administration Director at PCANC, Bradsher managed the growth of the PCANC budget and staffing that has doubled in her five years at the organization; assured timely, accurate financial reporting; and has created a stronger human resources support system for the staff.  As PCANC continues to make prevention a priority and build capacity statewide,...
February is National Parent Leadership Month

February is National Parent Leadership Month

The National Circle of Parents announced that February is National Parent Leadership Month. During the month of February, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) celebrates the important roles parents play in North Carolina communities. Parent leaders represent the “parent voice” and are strong advocates for all families in their community. They provide input into family support program and community decisions and serve as role models and resources for other parents; thereby enhancing factors proven to prevent abuse and neglect. Empowering parents to take leadership roles in their communities not only strengthens the individual parent and his or her family, it...

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