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African American Family playing and laughing with their daughter.
March 20, 2023
FPG Faculty Fellow Iheoma Iruka was lead author on Black Parents and Their Babies: The Dual Pandemic of Racism and COVID-19, 2019–2022, a report which found that while Black families and their babies have survived the last few years of the pandemic, they continue to experience the negative impact of racism, discrimination, economic strain, and other inequities, compounded by the global event.
Work Together NC logo with magnifying glass; two people working together at a table
March 13, 2023
An interdisciplinary team across multiple departments at UNC-Chapel Hill, led by FPG Faculty Fellow Brianne Tomaszewski, created Work Together NC in partnership with adults with ID/DD and their families, organizations, employers, agencies, allies, and self-advocates. This five-year project, which began in 2021, recently launched a new website.
young girl with blond hair and glasses with Down syndrome sorts geometric shapes
March 8, 2023
FPG's Hsiu-Wen Yang and Chi-Ing Lim highlight the importance including young children with disabilities in STEM learning opportunities early on in the article, "Supporting STEM Learning Within Routines for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Delays," which was featured in the December 2022 issue of Young Exceptional Children.
robin jenkins; man in light blue shirt stands in office hallway with bank of windows along the side
March 6, 2023
FPG's Robin Jenkins recently appeared as part of a panel on PBS’s ncIMPACT during an episode focused on community violence. During the roundtable discussion, the panelists discussed the issue of community violence and successful programs and initiatives around the state that are helping to make communities safer.