What You Should Know About NC 100

Our Mission

Serving as a consistent and persistent partner with individuals, groups, and institutions for the betterment of 100% of Rockingham County and beyond.

Portia M. Parris – Rockingham County
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1956-2021

Our Goals

Supporting an environment where 100% of the Student Population will have the tools to explore illustrious career options before ninth grade, leading towards 100% of HS students graduating as career-ready individuals. Most notably with the Portia M Parris Fellowship.

Supporting an environment where 100% of the Community will have access to all the resources available that support and protect wealth and health.

Our Strategies

  1. Developing authentic relationships and building upon the assets that are found in the community and mobilizing individuals, associations, and institutions to come together, for facilitating conversations and actions that lead to increased access to primary healthcare.
  2. Capacity building dedicated to organizations that have Black American leadership or focus on traditionally marginalized communities (e.g., Black American, Latino/a/x rural, low wealth).

How We Do The Work

  1. Developing authentic relationships and building upon the assets that are found in the community and mobilizing individuals, associations, and institutions to come together,

  2. Facilitating conversations and actions that lead to increased access to crirical resources.

  3. We provide low to no cost and timely capacity building services dedicated to movements, small organizations, and workgroups that typically have Black American leadership or focus on traditionally marginalized communities.

3 things you should know about NC 100 Core Values

  1. We believe in Empowerment, develops and designs programs that promote community organizing efforts. Making space for marginalized voices instead of allowing mainstream organizations to use NC 100 as a proxy.
  2. We believe in Liberation. NC 100 is supporting individuals and mainstream organizations with creating inclusive processes that account for power imbalances (age, gender, language, etc.).
  3. We believe in developing Authentic Relationships. NC 100 is responsive to community needs and working as directed, while pushing for systemic changes, not just individual.

Our Programs

 
Participants Under 18
(Since inception)
Program Started

Portia M. Parris Fellowship (leadership, empowerment, advancement program)

Youth Cohort

Supporting students and families in Rockingham County, focused leadership, workforce development, and tools for career exploration.

452018

The “Resilient Community” Series

Virtual and In-Person convenings of community stakeholders interested in creating equitable health outcomes, civic engagement, working on advising and organizing the next generation of leaders.

2502020
 
Estimated Reach
(Since inception)
Program Started

Cone Health Coalition of Like Minded People

Coordinates local and tangible services to meet the needs of parents, community groups, and non-profits living inside and outside of Rockingham County.

2,5002021

Forward The Count

Voter Education, Protection, and Civic Engagement in Rockingham and Pamlico County.

5,0002021

Digital Navigation and Equity

Supporting rural community members with access to the internet with free and low-cost devices, and digital navigation.

2,5002021