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Join us in Celebration for Week of the Young Child

North Carolina’s future depends on our children today. We know that the foundation for future learning, health and well-being is built during early childhood. When we commit to giving every child a strong foundation in their first years of life, we create healthy and...

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Celebrating While Recognizing

We are in the midst of Black History Month, a time where we celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of African Americans throughout history. We must remember and recount the contributions made by the many great African American leaders. Their impact has and...

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Renewal of Hope

For the past couple of years, readers of newsletters like these have been accustomed to the doom and gloom opening letter. Let’s face it; there hasn’t been a lot of good stuff to talk about. The yo-yo nature of the pandemic has cruelly manipulated hope, while the...

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Innovation Grant Recipient Update | Queen City Cocoa B.E.A.N.S.

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is known for allocating state, county, and private funds to local early childhood serving agencies. To increase impact and innovation, Smart Start of Mecklenburg County granted over $313,000 in one-time funding for Innovation Grants –...

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