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Community partnerships are authentic connections poised to make transformative change

Community partnerships are supported by Whole Community Connection with one year of leadership development and project funding. WCC Champions are teams of community members from Edgecombe or Robeson County and academic partners from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The funding supports the implementation of their solutions.

MAPSCorps high school and college age researches walking through Rocky Mount.

MAPSCorps 2.0

This community partnership engages youth in mapping resources, challenges, and solutions within their community and develops their capacity as researchers.

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PEACE of Mind project in a school cafeteria working with students

PEACE of Mind

This community partnership aims to reduce youth food insecurities and mental health challenges in Edgecombe County through activating youth advocacy.

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Linda Oxendine, Robyn Jordan and other team members at a community event.

Reducing Stigma Saving Lives

This community partnership is building awareness and treatment in Robeson County for those with opioid use disorder.

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Tarboro Community Demonstration Garden team members share their vision

Tarboro Community Garden

This community partnership aims to increase food equity and positive health outcomes in Edgecombe County through community gardening.

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Robeson Parent 2 Parents team members share their vision

Robeson Parent 2 Parent Project

This community partnership increases the capacity of parents of young children living in Robeson County through peer-to-peer support, evidence-based training, and developing a stronger parenting network for parents of children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

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HOPE Alternative Learning Program THRIVE team members share their vision

HOPE Alternative Learning Program THRIVE

This community partnership focuses on making improvements within the social determinants of health domains of education and health and wellbeing, as well as health care access and quality through on-site school behavioral health services.

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Robeson Whole Together team members sharing their vision

Whole Together Robeson

This community partnership focuses on rural maternal health and wellbeing and aims to identify, adapt, and develop community informed interventions to reduce maternal and child health inequities.

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Family sitting together looking at resources for child mental health

Supporting Child Mental Health in the Robeson Lumbee Community

This community partnership links parent priorities, baseline data and partnerships for action to support child mental health early in life and prevent the adult health challenges documented in Robeson county.

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Rape Crisis Center of Robeson County's office with director Virginia Locklear

Reducing Sexual Violence and Increasing Sexual Health Equity in the Intellectual/Developmental Disability Community in Robeson County

This community partnership increases capacity to provide preventive education, equitable sexual health care, and greater awareness of the need for continued efforts to address the epidemic of sexual violence in the I/DD community across the state of North Carolina.

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