Monday, November 03, 2014

VOTE! - Tuesday, Nov 4



Upcoming Events:

"OMB Super Circular Fundamentals Training
Dec 2, 2014, Orlando. Sponsored by the FL Assoc for Community Action

"Accountability for Federal Grants," Dec 11-12, 2014, Orlando 


As CJH concludes its 2012-2014 Competitive Abstinence Education Grant program this month, we wish thank supporters, teens, colleagues, parents, and Partners.  

Highlights of the 2013-2014 CAE Project Year include:

  • Weldon City School youth visit NC State University – July
  • Quarterly Partners meeting – July
  • USDHHS, Topical Training in St Paul, Minnesota – July
  • Communications Skills for Women workshop in Savannah, GA – July
  • USDHHS ACF Annual Grantee Meeting in Washington – June
  • Yasten Burton, speaker (Miss Black North Carolina) - April
  • Joneen Mackenzie, Get REAL curriculum trainer from Colorado – January
  • Quarterly Partners Meeting – December 2013
  • Get REAL Curriculum Training in Bradenton, Florida – November 2013


CJH welcomes Sandra Fleming as Curriculum Specialist.  She is a retiree from Halifax County Schools.  Other staff members this year have included Robert Jiggetts (HIV Trainer) and Connie Foster (Program Assistant).  Harriett Pavon-Rosado continues to serve as Training and Site Coordinator for the CAE program. She offers curriculum experience and training for teens and staff.


Dr. Wandra P. Hill (Assistant Dean Emerita, NCSU) addresses CAE teens at NCSU bell tower.

If you want to be somebody, it’s on the inside,” were among her many words to challenge the

group to reach their potential and goals. (Sat., Oct 12, 2013)

“Know careers and opportunities.  You need role models-- people you can put your hands on.”


Visit our Competitive Abstinence Education grant  youtube video:  

and website:



CAE Grant Awarded:  CJH is 1 of 9 recipients for the 2012-2014 Competitive Abstinence Education Grant Program (CAE) awards. At-risk teens from among ten (10) NC counties will participate in a voluntary abstinence education program.  The project goal is to reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies in high-risk areas. Curricula to be offered must be medically sound and age appropriate.  Participants are adolescents who are most at risk for unintended pregnancies including those in Foster care, homeless, LGBTQ, reside in rural areas with high rates among peers, and minority groups.  Community partners include youth-serving nonprofits, colleges, and faith-based organizations.



Our offices have moved -- now located at 2016 Cameron Street, Raleigh, NC. [York Building at Cameron Village]. The mailing address remains the same at     P.O. Box 14264, Raleigh, NC  27620-4264.



Healthy Marriage News

Check out Healthy Marriage MATTERS webpages describing the five year Healthy Marriage Demonstration Grant” initiative awarded to CJH by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Office of Family Assistance (2006 - 2011).

What are the benefits of a healthy marriage?

For more information on this federal initiative, visit the following websites:


TV Judge Speaks to Parents


CJH was one of several sponsors to host Judge Glenda Hatchett for the 1st annual Parent Summit . The event was held at Halifax Community College in Weldon . NC on Saturday, January 16, 2010. The summit was tailored for parents of children in the school system and local grant programs such as Healthy Marriage MATTERS"'healthy relationships" and ASPIRE "abstinence education". However, the public was welcome. Both grants served teenagers and were funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.





serving high-need populations.


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