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Dr. Brookins talking at a podium

Dec 12, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Dr. Brookins

North Carolina State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement recently hosted “Moving from Good to Great” on November 18, 2019. This conference was a celebration of NC State’s win of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Economic Engagement Connections Award. However, in addition to this rightful celebration, the conference was also meant to illustrate… 

Sam Zottola Headshot

Dec 10, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Sam Zottola

We here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement are always excited to highlight the work of our staff, faculty, and students. Today we would like to showcase the work of Sam Zottola, who just received the Derek Eaves Student Research Grant from the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services. Way to go,… 

waterfall cascades

Dec 3, 2019

The report is out!—Study highlights and questions for restorative approaches to intimate partner violence

Just posted—A National Portrait of Restorative Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence[i]—makes a much-needed contribution to the national debate on whether to use restorative approaches in situations of intimate partner violence (IPV).  Frequently expressed and legitimate concerns are that power imbalances will endanger the persons harmed if they take part in restorative forums with the persons… 

North Carolina Flag with captioned text Happy Day of Appreciation for Grand-Family Heads of Household!

Nov 22, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Dr. Glenda Clare

Happy Day of Appreciation for Grand-Family Heads of Household! The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is proud to acknowledge the hard-work and dedication of Dr. Glenda Clare, our Family Partner Specialist. Through her commitment to kinship issues, she has been able to effect real change in North Carolina. When it comes to grand-family… 

Dr. Sarah Desmarais sitting in courtroom

Nov 15, 2019

Meet Our Director: Dr. Sarah Desmarais

Dr. Sarah Desmarais is a Professor in the Applied Social and Community Psychology Program with the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University (NCSU). In addition to her work as a professor with NCSU, she is the Director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE). We at CFACE have been very fortunate… 

CFFACE to CFACE

Nov 15, 2019

CFFACE to CFACE

Latest Update: The Center for Family and Community Engagement is changing! While we are still the organization you know and love, we are updating our look. Part of this update involves our name. While we are still the Center for Family and Community Engagement, our acronym has undergone a slight modification. You have known us… 

Dr. Kwesi Craig C. Brookins in front of sign

Nov 15, 2019

New Faculty Partner: Dr. Kwesi Craig C. Brookins

The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is thrilled to announce our latest faculty partnership with Dr. Kwesi Craig C. Brookins. Dr. Brookins is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at North Carolina State University, where he has graduated over 25 doctoral students. In addition to this, he is the founder and… 

Woman reading with social media bubble behind her

Jul 19, 2019

Connect With Us Online: @cfacencstate

We are delighted to announce that we are now on FOUR social media platforms! Now you can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. We are incredibly grateful to you, our audience, for regularly engaging with us online. We hope you will join us on multiple platforms and continue your support.  Also, if… 

Megan Fletcher

Jul 1, 2019

Center Spotlight: Megan Fletcher

Meet, Megan! Megan is one of our fabulous Communication Specialists here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE). She started working with CFACE in the fall of 2018, and was the primary communication specialist for the Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFA-NC). Her main focus, both for FFA-NC and CFACE, has been… 

Jun 5, 2019

Way to go to our community partner Carmelita Coleman!

Way to go Carmelita Coleman! One of the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s community partners, Carmelita Coleman, will be a featured artist for the exhibit “The Story of Foster Care” by the Empty Frames Initiative. The exhibit will display a combination of both written and visual artwork. The photographic and written pieces of narrative…