Registration now open: Incredible Years – Preschool Series

Win FABULOUS Prizes…. while Learning Positive Parenting Techniques! Down East Partnership for Children is currently registering for our next Incredible Years – Preschool Series (for parents of children 3-5 years of age (not enrolled in Kindergarten) Session starts on February 8, 2018! All sessions are held on Thursday nights from 5:30pm – 8:00pm 16 weeks  … Read more

DEPC’s Community Impact Report 2017!

Community Impact Report 2017 Thank you for your support this year!  As we approach this season of giving, we are so grateful for you and the commitment you have shown to improve the lives of young children and families in Nash and Edgecombe counties. Please take a moment to review our Community Impact Report . We invite  … Read more

Special Executive Committee Meeting

A special executive committee meeting has been scheduled for Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 3:00pm in the Down East Partnership for Children’s 3rd floor conference room. Accommodations have been made for executive committee members who cannot attend. Please contact the Operations Director, Carol Crocker at ccrocker@depc.org or (252) 985-4300 for more information about those accommodations.  … Read more

Henrietta Zalkind column: Campaign to improve school attendance

Henrietta Zalkind’s column as it appeared in the Rocky Mount Telegram: By Henrietta Zalkind, DEPC Executive Director It seems like we’ve reached the end of the summer so quickly! Vacation is over and it’s time to start back to school.  Let’s start with optimism and determination to have a great year! Did you know attending school  … Read more

Solar eclipse safety – Message from DCDEE

~*SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY*~ Viewing next week’s solar eclipse without proper eye protection can result in permanent eye damage.  Follow sun safety even during an eclipse! On Monday, August 21 the entire continental U.S. will experience a solar eclipse! It will be the first time in 99 years that a total solar eclipse can be viewed coast-to-coast across  … Read more