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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 12

    12.18.2015, Friday

    There are only 2,000 days between the time a baby is born and the time that child enters kindergarten. During that time, brain architecture is forming, creating the foundation for

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 11

    12.17.2015, Thursday

    On Day 11, you can give back by learning more about what you can do to help children be prepared for school. School readiness is everybody’s business. It is a

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 10

    12.16.2015, Wednesday

    On Day 10 of our 12 Days of Giving, we’re asking you to give back by becoming a champion for young children! Children cannot advocate for themselves, and as a

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 9

    12.15.2015, Tuesday

    On Day 9 of our 12 Days of Giving, we have a very easy way for you to give back: read aloud to a young child. Early literacy is a

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 8

    12.14.2015, Monday

    Durham’s Partnership for Children turned 20 this year. For the past two decades, we have served as the convener and facilitator of Durham’s early childhood system, leading community strategies to

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 7

    12.11.2015, Friday

    There are 22,693 children under the age of 5 living in Durham. Of those children, nearly 30% live in poverty, and half live in low-income households. We know that the

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 6

    12.10.2015, Thursday

    Promoting the physical and mental health of young children is another focus of much of our work here at the Partnership. Just like the cognitive skills that are built in

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 5

    12.08.2015, Tuesday

    Child care programs need resources, technical assistance, and professional development to maintain a high level of quality, which in turn leads to higher levels of school readiness for children. The

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  • 12 Days of Giving: Day 4

    12.07.2015, Monday

    High-quality early education experiences lay the foundation for school readiness by providing children with dependable, nurturing relationships and safe, stimulating environments that support healthy development. However, only 29% of the

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  • The Partnership and Book Harvest need your vote!

    12.04.2015, Friday

    Durham’s Partnership for Children is competing once again in the Triangle Tree Challenge! We are among the other 50 Triangle-based nonprofits that decorated a Christmas tree at Diamond View Park

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