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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
“Increase our diversity and equity knowledge to strengthen our behaviors, practices and values.”   This statement is one of the thirteen objectives…
Thursday, June 14, 2018
  With the first day of summer quickly approaching, the possibilities to get outside and explore in western North Carolina are endless. One practice…
Thursday, June 7, 2018
  Perhaps you’ve heard of the community school strategy, either through local nonprofit Children First/Communities in Schools, an organization…
Monday, May 14, 2018
With only a few weeks left in the school year, Asheville and Buncombe County students will soon hear the final school bells ring before they’re off…
Monday, May 7, 2018
  As we take a moment to celebrate the mothers in our lives and community, it’s important to recognize the necessity of their health and wellbeing…
Friday, April 20, 2018
This week has been incredibly difficult for our whole community, and particularly for children.   The murders and critical wounding of the members a…
Friday, April 20, 2018
  The Coalition for Community Schools is convening the Community Schools National Forum May 2-4, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland and we're excited to…
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
While volunteer work in itself provides the reward to those willing and able to offer their time and expertise to their community, it’s always…