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The teens that make up Wake County’s Youth Empowered Solutions team are lobbying for school health centers in Wake County Schools. The county currently has over 27,000 uninsured teens. The centers would serve as a doctor’s office on school grounds for those students are low-income or uninsured. These centers do not currently exist in Wake County, but YES’s efforts to change this have earned them a Citizen Award form IndyWeek.
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All of Us NC has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. The group is against the proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state of NC. Since their formation, they have organized workshops and organized opposition groups. Part of their legacy will be the establishment of a system for advocating for progressive causes and their impact on queer people and their families in North Carolina.
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The various groups who saved the Dorothea Dix Hospital property from development have received a Citizen Award from IndyWeek. Dix 306, Friends of Dorothea Dix Park, and the Dix Visionaries, among others, lobbied for the Dorothea Dix Hospital property to become a new city park in Raleigh. The park is now being planned and may include a concert pavilion, amusement rides, walking and bike trails, and a museum in the original hospital building.
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Marty Rosenbluth has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. Rosenbluth is a lawyer who works pro bono for North Carolina’s undocumented residents through his nonprofit, the NC Immigrant’s Rights Project. Rosenbluth is committed to fighting civil rights violations and his work is crucial to the undocumented community who often lack representation.
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Dave Rose is a music industry executive in the Raleigh area working for Deep South Entertainment. The former musician is profiled and discusses the mistakes artists can make and how those mistakes affect careers. His new book is written as a guide for young musicians offering caution about starting a career in music given the uncertain financial success.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 5, January 2013, p26-27 Periodical Website
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People’s Durham has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. The group’s mission is to “further the agenda of justice in Durham” and to increase the power and influence of the working class in Durham. The group has been noted for their work coordinating community projects, supporting public and affordable housing projects, and lobbying for education.
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The collection of statistics is highlights school discipline in the Chatham County, Durham County, Orange County, Chapel Hill-Carrboro, and Wake County school districts. The chart provides information on the reportable crime and violence acts on school property as provided by the Department of Public Instruction for the year 2011-2012. No author provided.
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