Did you know that in 2015, 16.8% of high school students reported being bullied on school property? Or that 32.3% of families living in poverty are headed by single mothers? Council for Children's Rights' released its latest report on the State of Mecklenburg's...read more
It was supposed to be a temporary job – just filling in for a couple of weeks at what was then Council for Children. But that two-week temp job turned into a decades long career for the Council’s Director of Administration, Carolyn Brown. What happened? “I fell in...read more
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