Center Spotlight: Raisa Mathies
Meet Raisa Mathies! Raisa is the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s Masters of Social Work Intern. She is currently earning her Masters of Social Work degree from North Carolina State University and has worked for the Center since August […]
Center Spotlight: Michelle White
It’s time for another look into our organization and the wonderful people that make up the Center for Family and Community Engagement! Meet Michelle White, one of our amazing Graduate Research Assistants. Michelle is currently earning her Masters/Specialist Degree in […]
Military and Veteran Needs in North Carolina: An On-Going Project
A recent project spearheaded by Dr. Sam Cacace of North Carolina State University’s Center for Family and Community Engagement seeks to understand, assess, and promote the needs of active military and veterans in North Carolina. The primary objective of this […]
The Networking Alliance: A Look Inside Our Organization
The Networking Alliance is the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s advisory council. Members of this council are appointed by the Center director and serve two-year terms. Members are from family and youth groups, community organizations, public agencies, and universities. […]
CFFACE SPOTLIGHT: Cindy Wooden Wins First-Ever Facey Award!
The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) is continuously looking for new ways to encourage and showcase our incredible staff. The Facey Award was designed to do just that! The Faceys are the Center’s semi-annual award ceremony dedicated to […]
CFFACE Spotlight: What has Dr. Joan Pennell been up to since retirement?
Dr. Joan Pennell became the founding director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) in 2008, and served in this capacity until her retirement in 2018. She is currently a Professor Emerita of Social Work at North Carolina […]
Cumberland County SOAR is a strong example of a North Carolina Community Based Child Abuse Prevention Planning (CBCAPP) model making an impact
SOAR, which stands for Strengths in Overcoming Adversity thru Resiliency, is a committee comprised of over 40 major county agency stakeholders, dedicated family members, professionals, and community partners who have been working together for over 5 years to come together […]
Join Us For A Community Cafe!
Help your community help you. North Carolina State University’s Center for Family and Community Engagement in association with NCServes, CHAMP, and Team Red White and Blue is looking to bring together members of our military community as well military and […]
CFFACE Director Creates Primer for Judges, Prosecutors, and Defense Attorneys
The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to acknowledge our wonderful director, Dr. Sarah Desmarais, for her work with the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety+Justice Challenge. Dr. Desmarais and Dr. Evan M. Lowder have assembled a primer for judges, prosecutors, […]
CFFACE is Featured in Latest Practice Notes Newsletter
The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) is excited to share the latest issue of Children’s Services Practice Notes, which features an article of our work on the North Carolina Child Welfare Family Leadership Model. Practice Notes is a […]