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.
NC Arts in Action inspires our children. Founded in 2005, NC AIA is dedicated to transforming the lives of children through participation in the arts. Programs are held at Frank Porter Graham, Triangle Youth Ballet, and Ballet School of Chapel Hill. Scope Over 500 kids a year
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.
Skipsations! Jump Rope Team has been performing, competing and teaching jump rope workshops and camps since 1999. Based in Chapel Hill, the Team consists of 28 boys and girls ranging in age from 6-18 years old with an additional contingent of adult members.
Spoke ‘n Revolutions seeks to utilize cycling tours to provide youth development and education services, as well as a greater appreciation of outdoor activities and physical vigor. Spoke ‘n Revolutions provides middle school and high school students an opportunity usually missing to this demographic: explore their community through the perspective of a cyclist.
Tobacco. Reality. Unfiltered. (TRU) is a state-wide movement for teens and by teens to stay tobacco-free. TRU Teens are peer educators who are empowered to decide what strategies and activities they want to use to take a stand against tobacco use.
Triangle Bikeworks is a nonprofit, youth driven retail bicycle shop where repair and maintenance can be done. Functioning as a bicycle recycling center the shop will refurbish bikes that would normally go into the waste stream.
Volunteers for Youth is a delinquency prevention program that rehabilitates children through community service, teen court, and mentoring. Most of these children are delinquent or at risk for delinquency. Volunteers for Youth (VFY) works with kids who are getting into legal trouble or may be at risk for such troubles