A spectrum of inclusion support for children/youth with disabilities, in most Parks & Recreation activities depending on participant’s needs (must request at least 2 weeks in advance). Specialized recreation programs, adapted to suit the needs of children and youth with disabilities, includes emphasis on social skills, sensory needs and fun!
The Human Rights Center seeks to advocate and provide resources for those who suffer exploitation and abuses of power by working with community organizations and local residents to address the needs of underrepresented communities in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area. The Human Rights Center serves as an entry point for community and university organizations to work with the Abbey Court community in Carrboro.
Housed at McDougal Middle School this afterschool program provides students from UNC as mentors who discuss the children’s’ problems and ambitions. The program also stresses the importance of education and friendships, while helping the students stay away from drugs, alcohol and gangs. Positive reinforcement and fun activities help toe let the children grow into responsible young adults and prepare them for high school and beyond
Outdoor experiences and discovery in the natural world are fundamental to children’s learning, well-being, creativity and health. By providing quality indoor and outdoor learning environments, we give children the structures they need to explore, discover and learn.
Children in lower income homes have an opportunity to participate in social and educational enrichment activities, with help from the SKJAJA Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization in Chapel Hill. The fund was created in September 2008 by Eric and Charlotte White to not only provide funding for children who might not be able to afford such activities, but also to teach an important lesson about citizenship.
The TSC / Youth Community Project is dedicated to providing youth-created spaces, where young people can pursue their healthy desires for socializing, creative expression, self-determination, and collective empowerment. 10 serve on the “youth board”, and events have hosted up to 300 teens.
The ArtsCenter exists in order to inspire artistic creativity and to enrich the lives of people of all ages.The ArtsCenter envisions a world in which people embrace the arts as a critical component of daily life. Our values are sustainability, excellence, accountability, and inclusivity.