• Speak NC: Community College

    After adding the equivalent of the entire NCSU student body in enrollment, NC’s 58 community colleges face deep funding cuts in the current proposed budget—in addition to stark reductions over the past two years. If we continue down this path, community college may cease to be an option for many North Carolinians.

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  • Speak NC: Juvenille Justice

    Each year, programs like Teens Making a Change (TMAC) help thousands of kids like William who are trying to get their lives back on track. With state-funded mental health and juvenile justice programs are on the chopping block, there might not be as many places for North Carolina’s young people to turn.

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  • Speak NC: Speech Therapist

    With legislators proposing hundreds of millions of dollars to cuts in Medicaid, it’s unclear whether or not many of North Carolina’s speech therapists will be able to stay in business.

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  • Speak NC: Smart Start

    Smart Start is North Carolina’s nationally-recognized early childhood system that served 124,000 children in child care last year alone, along with thousands more young children who are not in child care by providing services such as parent training and health screenings.

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  • Speak NC: School Nurse

    North Carolina’s school nurses provide a range of services, including health screening, emergency care, health counseling and treatment for chronic health conditions.

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  • Announcing Speak NC

    Speak NC will be rolling out a video each week featuring North Carolinians that rely on on speech therapy, nursing, or any of the hundreds of services that touch thousands of North Carolinians every year. Watch this trailer for the new video series.

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