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Doris Paez and Elizabeth Perkins' New Year's Resolution: Help Forsyth County's Youngest Children

What if we, as a community, resolve in 2014 to ensure that each of our children has the tools to succeed in school? As local researchers and catalysts for action, Forsyth Futures believes policymakers and community members should study the results and work together to make sure local programs and resources align with the results.

Youth in Transition: Forsyth Program Helps Children Go From Foster Care System To Adulthood

At 24, Lakhana Carter is just beginning to figure out how to be an adult. She is scheduled to graduate from Forsyth Technical Community College with an associate’s degree in applied science, works as a cashier at Sam’s Club and has lived in her one-bedroom apartment off University Parkway the past four years.  Michael Hewlett, Winston-Salem

Trust Announces $1.3 Million in Grants to Assist Forsyth County's Young Children, Homeless Individuals and Families Living in Public Housing

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced grants of more than $1.3 million this month to improve the health and quality of life of financially disadvantaged residents in Forsyth County with a specific focus on homeless individuals, families living in public housing, and young children.