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Stop the Hate

Stop The Hate

Our hearts are with the families and friends of the victims of violence in Atlanta and Boulder. The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits condemns this hate and racism, and acknowledges these appalling events are not merely singular acts. Deep racial injustices continue unabated and not just within Asian American communities. The Center is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and we call on our nonprofit community – here in North Carolina and across the country – to use our collective humanity, voice, and strength to dismantle systemic racism and oppression.

Celebrating Black History in the Midst of a Public Health Crisis

Jeanne C. Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

This year, we celebrate Black History Month as we look to the future and hope for this pandemic to pass. With focus on the COVID-19 vaccine and the hope it brings to our communities, it is noteworthy that one of the first people to introduce the practice of inoculation to America was Onesimus, an enslaved Black man from the Massachusetts colony.

Let Us Be the Light

Jeanne C. Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

2021 truly began with a jolt. The attempted coup by insurrectionists on our nation's capital stunned many of us. Those elected to serve were in the crossfire and some were meant to be the target of this violence. In the aftermath of the 2020 fair and free election naming President Elect Joseph Biden and Vice President Elect Kamala Harris to be duly sworn in on January 20, our country is divided and the peaceful transition of power has been compromised.