Save the Date – State of the Child Luncheon

David Joyner to Provide Luncheon Keynote Please join us as we end our annual Week of the Young Child Celebration with a luncheon on Friday, April 28 at 12:00 p.m. at DEPC. This year features Rocky Mount’s own, David Joyner as the keynote. We are excited to have David speak to us about his passion and commitment  … Read more

Central Michigan students lend helping hands

By AMELIA HARPER Staff Writer, Rocky Mount Telegram Tuesday, March 7, 2017 A dozen students from Central Michigan University are using their spring break to do good in the Twin Counties. The group of 12 young women met Monday with staff members at the Down East Partnership for Children to learn more about the work  … Read more

DEPC Awarded Federal Funds to Ensure Children a Healthy Start

DEPC Awarded Federal Funds to Ensure Children a Healthy Start  The Down East Partnership for Children (DEPC) has been awarded a grant to receive federal funds through the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) to improve the health of young children so they are ready to start Kindergarten fit, healthy and ready to learn. “We are excited this  … Read more

Free Continuing Education Class

STEP, United Way and Edgecombe Community College present a class designed for caregivers of children from kindergarten to third grade to provide strategies for reading!          

North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation needs a Project Manager Consultant

NC Early Childhood Foundation is looking to hire a consultant to serve as a project manager for the next phase of our NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading work. Responses are due by February 10. Click the link for more details! http://buildthefoundation.org/2017/01/join-the-pathways-team/