Center for Family and Community Engagement

Jan 12, 2021

CFACE Supports Child Welfare Family Engagement

“It is absolutely critical to strengthen our efforts to listen to the families and youth served by the system and integrate their voices into all aspects of child welfare planning and improvement.” (Administration for Children and Families, 2019) The Center […]

Jan 11, 2021

Impactful Students: Favorite Memories

Working from various locations across North Carolina, it’s not always easy for CFACE staff and students to come together. This is made more difficult in light of current social distancing measures. While the pandemic presented its share of challenges, some […]

Jan 8, 2021

Spotlight: Family Agency Collaborative Training Team (FACTT)

CFACE is launching a series of spotlight articles to reintroduce the Center’s various programs and initiatives that continue to perpetuate family-community-academic partnerships serving North Carolina families and communities. Today, we are spotlighting the Family Agency Collaborative Training Team (FACTT), a […]

Jul 23, 2020

Meet Our Impactful Students

Here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE), students play an essential role in many of our projects, service and research. CFACE relies on graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as Social Work, Psychology, and Communication […]

Jul 13, 2020

Center Spotlight: Dr. Emily (Lefebvre) Smith

This month we are excited to announce that Dr. Emily (Lefebvre) Smith has transitioned into a new role with the Center as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar! Dr. Smith is a recent graduate of the Lifespan Developmental Psychology program and began […]

Jul 1, 2020

Dr. Kwesi Craig Brookins Serving as Temporary Acting Director of CFACE

Starting in July Dr. Sarah Desmarais will be taking a six-month scholarly leave to further the incredible community-engaged research she has been doing. Dr. Desmarais, a Professor in NC State’s Applied Social and Community Psychology Program since 2012, took on […]

Jun 19, 2020  |  Uncategorized

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

As an engaged university center, we learn from families and communities, and with them, we create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge.    The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd and too many other Black people has laid bare […]

Jun 15, 2020

CFACE Names Acting Director

Craig (Kwesi) Brookins will lead NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement as acting director from July 1 - December 31, 2020.

Apr 17, 2020

Transition to Online Trainings

For many, the current COVID-19 epidemic has altered professional life. With stay-at-home orders and social distancing regulations in place many organizations are making the transition to conduct business online. The Center for Family and Community Engagement has a long and […]

Mar 30, 2020

Center Spotlight: Kristin Bradford

This month we would like to feature one of our incredible Communication Specialists Kristin Bradford! Kristin is a M.S. Candidate in the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University. She received her B.A. in Communication with a concentration in […]