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Cary: Building a Resilient Community

60 minutes is all it took to spur several Town of Cary staff to action to support their colleagues at the town staff level and to start thinking about supporting the 162,000+ citizens of Cary in a different way. Cary Detectives Armando Bake and Elizabeth Pearson, and Performing Arts More

Perspectives (October 2018)

Thank goodness for people who do good things. Experts provided Community Resiliency Model (CRM) training to Hurricane Florence first responders recently. This model has been effective in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress for people who have experienced natural disasters. CRM has since been adapted for others to use in More

WCPSS Data: Fitness, Academic Achievement and What’s Money Got to Do with It?

Last month, Brentwood Elementary P.E. Teacher Dave Jones, EdD, MAEd, NBCT, shared his research of 2,194 fourth and fifth graders in the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) during AHA’s Smart Solutions for Schools webinar. His local research affirmed the positive relationship between student fitness, physical activity and academic More

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