To promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society
Working in a male-dominated field, women push through many obstacles to maintain respect, proper placement, and success within the construction industry. Those that become moms also experience the difficulties of being a mother while working in construction. The long working hours, jobsite hazards, lack of accommodations and flexibility for pregnant and/or nursing workers, discourage many from believing being a mother in construction is possible.
The mission of OUR STORIES is to bring peace to America by guiding small groups of white people and people of color through multi-week conversations on race, then keeping those people engaged as a community of learners who want to grow in the cultural competence and make a positive difference in their communities.
Four editions will be offered; Community, Faith-based, Young Adult, and Corporate.
The Partnership Project, Inc. establishes structures that respond to, empower and facilitate communities
in defining and resolving issues related to racial disparities.
SpiritHouse South uses Afro-Diasporic customs, culture, practices and rituals to support community centered healing, embodiment, and transformation that repairs the lasting impact of systemic racism.
NC Women United (NCWU) is a coalition of progressive state and local organizations working to achieve the full political, social, and economic equality of all women across North Carolina. NCWU works to build women’s power through grassroots activism, community organizing, legislative advocacy, and engagement in the political process.
The League of Women Voters of Wake County is a grassroots nonpartisan political organization committed to empowering voters and defending democracy. To those ends the League:
encourages informed and active participation in government.
increases understanding of major public policy issues.
influences public policy through education and advocacy.
While the League of Women Voters is nonpartisan, it is not neutral on many important national, state, and local issues. Learn more about LWV-US positions, LWV-NC positions, and LWV-Wake positions on issues.
To collect, reserve and share history of African-American lives in and around Surry County