The mission of the Augustine Literacy Project is to improve the reading, writing and spelling abilities of low-income children and teens who struggle with literacy skills. The Project trains and supports volunteer tutors who provide free, long-term, one-on-one instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach and Wilson Reading System (R) materials.
Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate (BRMA) is a comprehensive support program for middle and high school students of color (African American, Latino, Burmese, Karen) in the Chapel Hill – Carrboro City Schools. BRMA provides students with mentoring, tutoring, advocacy, enrichment, leadership training, and scholarship support services.
The Coalition is an alliance of organizations, individuals and other stakeholders who work collaboratively to prevent underage drinking and teen drug use by advancing education, strategic enforcement and effective policies and initiatives.
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.
IYF is a mix of undocumented and documented youth from all over Carrboro and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. We aim to provide supportive and safe place that you can come to when you are in need. We are committed to action and change, by keeping a vigilant eye on laws being passed that affect our community.
Supportive vocational training for transitioning young adults with mental illness or mental illness with substance use. Some transitional employment. Workshops for caregivers and professionals working with our target population of 18 to 26.Leadership Training in cooperation with NC Families United’s Youth MOVE program.
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
The Jackson Center is a public history and community development located at the gateway of the historic Northside of Chapel Hill, NC. The Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods are home to an abundant history of life after Reconstruction, under Jim Crow, during Civil Rights Action, and in wake of desegregation. Today, they are one of the most racially, ethnically, and economically diverse neighborhoods in the region.
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center seeks to stop sexual violence and its impact through support, education, and advocacy.OCRCC seeks to raise awareness about sexual abuse and offer a safe haven for primary or secondary abuse survivors.
SLI helps Latino children from Chapel Hill to Siler City improve their lives by providing mentoring, counseling, college preparation, and even financial assistance to those continuing their education. Many volunteers including mentors from UNC. Funded by UNC and private foundations.