The N.C. State Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting today. Here is the agenda. At 9:05am, a special treat. Abdur Gant, a student at Edgecombe Early College High School, will share his student journey.
The Healthier Together: Health Equity Action Network is a new public private partnership between North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and NC Counts Coalition. Healthier Together invites organizations that are committed to ensuring equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution to apply for grants in the range of $5,000-$20,000 for individual organizations. Collaborative proposals for larger amounts will be considered up to $50,000. Funds will support plans to support NC communities that experience health inequities and to ensure that individuals from specific historically marginalized populations are able to access vaccines in their areas. In the spring of 2021, up to $500,000 will be disbursed for short-term vaccine equity efforts through August 31, 2021. Deadline is May 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
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