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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… 

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… 

May 30, 2019

Center Staff Attend Annual SHIFT NC Conference

The 2019 Annual Conference on Adolescent Sexual Health hosted by Sexual Health Initiatives For Teens of North Carolina (SHIFT NC) was held May 15 – 17 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year’s theme was “Diving Below the Surface: Exploring the Depths of Adolescent Sexual Health.” Raisa Mathies, Reina Evans, and Michelle White (pictured above) represented… 

Claudia Kearny EOI

May 22, 2019

Way To Go, Claudia Kearney!

The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to highlight one of our incredibly talented staff members, Ms. Claudia Kearney, for her recent accomplishments. Ms. Kearney joined the Center in 2009 and has been an invaluable asset to our organization. Her primary work experience includes domestic violence advocacy and counseling, family group decision making… 

Raisa Mathies armed stretched wide

May 20, 2019

Center Spotlight: Raisa Mathies

Meet Raisa Mathies! Raisa is the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s Masters of Social Work Intern. She is currently earning her Masters of Social Work degree from North Carolina State University and has worked for the Center since August 2018. She is an incredible asset to our organization and deserves some recognition! Raisa’s primary… 

Michelle White with Dog Evie

May 13, 2019

Center Spotlight: Michelle White

It’s time for another look into our organization and the wonderful people that make up the Center for Family and Community Engagement! Meet Michelle White, one of our amazing Graduate Research Assistants. Michelle is currently earning her Masters/Specialist Degree in School Psychology from North Carolina State University. She has worked with the Center from the…