November 2016 archive

McCrory protests incorrectly accuse nearly half of voters in filings of having felonies

NC Policy Watch: “Barron McCollum received an official letter at 10 a.m. last week asking him to appear at a Forsyth County Board of Elections hearing at 9 a.m. that same day to defend his vote in the general election. The 66-year-old Winston-Salem man had to call the local elections office twice before he received …

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

The celebrated University of Chicago philosopher Martha Nussbaum just dropped a new book on anger and its uses and abuses: Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice. Her essential thesis is that anger, while initially useful for demolishing what doesn’t work, is ultimately a flawed tool for designing public policy or changing people. Anger has embedded …

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Revival and Resiliency After Rejection | Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II

“November 13th, 2016 – As many post-election Americans feel distraught and confused after the election of Donald Trump, Moral Monday Architect Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II provides deep historical insights that help make sense of the moment, while also delivering a powerful – moving forward – charge as he addresses standing room only and …

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Wake County Network of Care

Welcome to Wake County Network of Care.   Welcome to the Wake Network of Care, a one-stop resource directory to help you locate needed services and supports throughout the Wake community. The Wake Network of Care provides comprehensive information on local services and organizations and a Learning Center dedicated to topics related to health and …

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Opioid Addiction Crisis Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that State Health Commissioner Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has declared the Virginia opioid addiction crisis a Public Health Emergency. This declaration comes in response to the growing number of overdoses attributed to opioid use, and evidence that Carfentanil, a highly dangerous synthetic opioid used to sedate …

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Public face of US re-entry effort speaks from own experience

Public face of US re-entry effort speaks Daryl Atkinson, a Justice Department official who helps oversee re-entry programs for convicted felons, talks at the Office of Justice Programs in Washington, Thursday, April 21, 2016. Twenty years after being busted for cocaine trafficking, Atkinson is the public face of the Justice Department’s efforts to help convicted …

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CSI and Wheels4Hope Partnership

CSI clients receives cars from Wheels4Hope that will help them bridge the gap to a successful life. CSI really appreciates our Wheels4Hope partnership as it has been a great asset for our clients.  

CSI collaboration with Wake County DA a success

Wake County District Attorney, and Public Defender Office convene  successful law clinic, with Justice Served, Community Success Initiative (CSI), Wake County Reentry Council and NC Second Chance Alliance.  

Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Mass Purge of Voters

Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Mass Purge of Voters From North Carolina Rolls   Ruling Comes in NAACP Suit Charging State Illegally Suppressed Right to Vote of Thousands of Black Residents   In At Least Three Counties, Voters Declared Ineligible Following Bogus Change- in-Residence Claims; Violates National Voting Registration Act    DURHAM—A federal judge Thursday …

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We better vote now!

  October 29th, 2016 – Ten days before the culmination of a turbulent election cycle, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II delivers a powerful charge in his annual “State of the State of Civil Rights in North Carolina” address at the 73rd Annual NC NAACP Convention in Raleigh, North Carolina.