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Jan 25, 2019

CFFACE Spotlight

The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to acknowledge Dr. Trevor Little for dedicating his time and efforts in order to create positive change. Dr. Little has graciously contributed 30 custom-made sleeves for Amazon Fire Tablets to the center for use in research. The sleeves provided through Dr. Little’s generosity will be used… 

Sarah Desmarais

Dec 18, 2018

Dr. Sarah Desmarais discusses the value of pre-trial risk assessment tools

Our Center Director, Dr. Sarah L. Desmarais, appeared on the Abolishing Money Bail panel at the Race + Justice San Francisco event put on by The Atlantic Live last week. During the panel, Dr. Desmarais talks about the value of pre-trial risk assessment tools in reducing bias in human decision-making. You can see the recording… 

Aug 7, 2018

Sarah Desmarais Named Director of NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement

Sarah Desmarais has been named director of NC State's Center for Family and Community Engagement. 

GAL Conference

Jul 30, 2018

Leading with Advocacy: North Carolina Guardian ad Litem 35th Anniversary Conference Workshop

We had the opportunity to not only present, but also have a vendor booth at the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem 35th Anniversary Conference! 

Jul 11, 2018

FFTA 32nd Annual Conference Workshop

Our workshop, "Supporting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Foster Care" had over 50 people from across the nation. 

Youth sitting

Jun 27, 2018

July Brings Great New Training Opportunities with the Center

Great certificate-bearing learning opportunities with the center. 

Jun 13, 2018

Center Staff Win Awards

Two staff members were recently recognized for their contributions to the center and the university. Alicia Light, our Instructional Design Technologist, won the University’s Award for Excellence  at the college level and Cindy Wooden, our Project Administrator, received the Pride of the Wolfpack award.   Alicia’s nomination highlighted “her excellence as a team member for… 

Feb 7, 2018

Center Graduate Research Assistant Highlighted

Kayla Watson, a graduate student working with our center, wears many hats. While she is a getting her Master of Science in Communication (’18), she is also a Public Speaking Instructor in the Department of Communication, a Research Assistant with our Center for Family and Community Engagement, and the Treasurer for the Communication Graduate Student… 

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina. 

Jun 6, 2017

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families.