B - Educational

STEP (Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership)

Mission Statement: We will work to improve education of all students in the NC counties of Nash and Edgecombe by facilitating collaboration by all groups involved and interested in public education.
Our priority goals:
1. Build the Talent Pipeline. Ensure that young people in Edgecombe and Nash Counties are exposed to and fully prepared for the 21st century jobs that our region offers.
2. Sustainability. Secure ongoing philanthropic, corporate and public financial support so that STEP is self sustaining.

Orange Literacy

Orange Literacy envisions a community where literacy is available to all. Our mission is to help adults reach their education, employment and life goals. To do this, we provide high quality, free one-on-one and small group instruction in reading, writing, basic math, digital literacy, English language skills and GED and citizenship prep to adults living or working in Orange and Alamance Counties.

Eastern National

Eastern National promotes the public's understanding and support of America's national parks and other public trust partners by providing quality educational experiences, products, and services.

Education Justice Alliance

The Education Justice Alliance (EJA) works for an educational system that is effective, equitable, and inclusive. We promote racial, socio-economic, and gender equity. We seek to decrease unfair suspensions and expulsions, and to improve positive approaches to discipline that meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students.