National Woman Suffrage Celebrates 150 Years

National Woman Suffrage Celebrates 150 Years

May 15 is the 150th anniversary of the National Woman Suffrage Association, formed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in 1869.  At the time, the 15th Amendment was being considered, granting voting rights to African-American men, but not to women.  Stanton and Anthony argued fiercely that the only

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Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale

Happy Birthday, Florence Nightingale

Nurse Appreciation Week May 12 is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.  During the Crimean War, Nightingale and her team reduced a British military hospital’s death rate from 42 percent to 2 percent, mostly by introducing sanitary reforms SALT’s “Theologian’s Almanac,” a weekly selection of important

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Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation

May is traditionally dedicated to Teacher Appreciation as graduation and promotions occur and students move on to their next academic or vocational challenge. This year, however, teachers faced quickly transitioning from face to face instructions to facilitators of online learning. Thank you!

Hope

Hope

April is National Month of Hope As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the Globe, it seems ironic that April is declared the National Month of Hope. During the closing of March, North Carolinians witnessed the initial stages of this pandemic as the number of infections rose and stay at home

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Today is Census Day!

Today is Census Day!

Registering only takes 10 minutes Do it from home! Help NC get: Fair representation in Congress Disaster relief funding Resources for roads, schools, healthcare and more. Call (1-800-923-8282) or go to http://my2020census.gov#MakeNCCount

Register & Update Online

Register & Update Online

You can now register to vote online in North Carolina! Visit ncdp.org/online-vr to get started!