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 […]
Upcoming Event: 2019 Learning & Leadership Summit
Join us at Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina’s (PCANC) 2019 Learning & Leadership Summit! The Center for Family and Community Engagement will presenting, attending workshops as well as hosting our own table, so be sure to stop by! If you […]
CFFACE Spotlight: Claudia’s Voice Reaches National and Local Audiences
The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to take some time to recognize, appreciate, and highlight one of its senior staff members, Claudia Kearney. Claudia has become a sought after speaker and trainer on topics such as Diversity, […]
The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to acknowledge Dr. Trevor Little for dedicating his time and efforts in order to create positive change. Dr. Little has graciously contributed 30 custom-made sleeves for Amazon Fire Tablets to the […]
Dr. Sarah Desmarais discusses the value of pre-trial risk assessment tools
Our Center Director, Dr. Sarah L. Desmarais, appeared on the Abolishing Money Bail panel at the Race + Justice San Francisco event put on by The Atlantic Live last week. During the panel, Dr. Desmarais talks about the value of […]