The First 2000 Days initiative first digital billboard has gone up in Selma, through a generous donation by Interstate Outdoor, Inc.The campaign raises awareness about how a child’s first 2000 days have a lasting impact on later learning, health and … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2014
Deb Pattison is the Director of Human Resources at KS Bank in Smithfield. As a community bank, Deb and the KS Bank team are passionate about their positive impact on the communities they serve. One of the key ways that the … Continue reading
Lavern Weathers is a Community Social Worker at the Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services. Lavern believes the first 2000 days of a child’s life is important because “without a doubt there is greatness in every child, and to tap into … Continue reading
Dr. Plata-Potter is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Mount Olive in New Bern, North Carolina. She is currently the President of the Craven Smart Start Board of Directors and has conducted research with Latino families, including children … Continue reading
The count down is on!!!
My nephew, Collin, spent day 1594 of his First 2000 Days at a Roger Day concert hosted by Smart Start of Brunswick County. So much fun!
Meet a 2,000 Days Champion
Hassan Aden, Director of Research Programs and Professional Services, International Association of Chiefs of Police. He was formerly the Greenville, NC Chief of Police and has over 27 years of law enforcement service. “Early childhood development must be deliberately planned … Continue readingView All Champions>>
- Steve BrewingtonHolly SpringsHolly Springs Police Department
- Wayne JohnsonEdenTrinity Wesleyan
- Jack WarrenKing
- Julius H. CorpeningWilmington5th Judicial District Court
- Kate DanielsGoldsboroWayne County Chamber of Commerce