Do not go to sleep and don’t click away! OK? I’m going to talk about strategic plans. WAIT! Come back! I’m going to pull back the curtain a bit, so you know what they are and why they matter to every single person who lives or works in a community. Yes, even you.Continue Reading
Month: February 2022
You need help getting affordable food on the table but you don’t know where to start. Food & Nutrition Services helps low-income families get the healthy food they need. That’s the program that used to be known as food stamps. It helps reduce hunger, boost nutrition, and decrease poverty. Food & Nutrition Services helps millions of people across the United States every day. But there are still many myths that make people who need help reluctant to ask for it. Here are eight of those myths and the truths that prove them wrong.Continue Reading
Written by Betsy Abraham, Community Support Services
Have you had “the talk” with your teen yet? You know, the one about dating and relationships? We get it—talking to your teen about their love life can get awkward. But having conversations about what’s healthy in a romantic relationship is critical, especially as teenagers start navigating romance for the first time.
Early education is a big part of Mecklenburg County’s strategy to prevent domestic violence. That’s why we visit schools and communities year-round to help teens learn about healthy relationships. But as a parent, guardian or community leader, your role is valuable.Continue Reading