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At the Institute for Family, we believe family is the foundation for healthy children and strong communities. So, when families are at their strongest, everyone benefits. Therefore, we are part of a growing movement to promote family well-being, ensuring all families have the opportunities they need to thrive. Our approach →

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Shining Stars of Family Well-Being: Meet the 2023 Family Champion Award Recipients

Shining Stars of Family Well-Being: Meet the 2023 Family Champion Award Recipients

Meet the champions for family who were celebrated at the 2023 Family Champion Awards during the reTHINK Permanency: Unlocking Pathways from Foster Care to Family Conference on June 15. These social workers were honored for their dedication to family and the difference they are making in North Carolina communities. Discover their incredible stories and see their words of wisdom.

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Social Capital

Social Capital

Through the experiences of Colby and Dory, we see the role that supportive relationships, or social capital, can play in a family’s path to well-being. Both mothers witness self-transformation when they join a community-based program that offers young people networks of social support.

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