Jennifer Smith, O.D.
"Working with young children and their families to identify and correct vision conditions that can interfere with a child’s success…"
“I have had the privilege of living in the great state of NC for over 50 years….
Sheriff of Brunswick County
Reducing crime in our county is a top priority…..
Asheville Chief of Police
I am the proud grandfather of a four year-old…
Vice President Brunswick Community College
As I engage with employers, the conversation normally centers on the criteria of a qualified workforce….
Dr. Susan Mims
Medical Director, Mission Children's Hospital
As a pediatrician working with children all day. . .
Our new infographic shows how early childhood investments are a matter of national security, economic prosperity and crime prevention with facts specific to North Carolina.
When a Nobel Prize Winner in Economics says we are missing a critical strategy to boost productivity and reduce inequality, he probably knows what he’s talking about. (We hear it’s pretty hard to win a Nobel Prize!)
Food insecurity disproportionately affects young children. A household experiences food insecurity when any member of the household does not have access at all times to enough healthful food for an active, healthy life, according to Children's Health