A national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illness in jails will start accepting participants next month. The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism, or SUPER, will open its registration Feb. 6 for its pilot women’s program. Jordan Howse, Winston-Salem Journal, January 30, 2017
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is pleased to announce Tracey Greene-Washington, currently the program officer for community economic development at Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, will join the Trust in March as the director of special initiatives.
Allen Smart, vice president of programs at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, announced plans to leave the foundation at the end of February to pursue consulting opportunities in philanthropy. During his 10-year tenure, Allen has been instrumental in leading day-to-day work and special initiatives as the Trust has evolved into a high impact, strategic funder focused on supporting long-term transformation in rural communities.
If you were driving down Broad Street in Winston-Salem, it would be easy to pass the Augsburg Community Center and not notice. At first glance, it looks like any of the many houses of worship that populate the city and the surrounding county. Todd Brantley, EdNC.org, January 19, 2017
Last year brought one public health crisis after another nationally – Zika virus in Florida, contaminated water in Michigan, and massive flooding in eastern North Carolina caused by Hurricane Matthew.
It was a sleepy little town where farmers worked the rich land along the Linville River. The Burke County town of Fonta Flora was also once home to a post office, the Rhyne School and Old Sardis Church of 1838. Karen Chávez, Citizen Times, January 8, 2017
The North Carolina Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC) announced it received a $135,000 grant to provide financial assistance for disaster recovery to free and charitable health care clinics affected by Hurricane Matthew in Eastern North Carolina. The grant comes from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem. The Brunswick Beacon, January 2, 2017