NC Families are Struggling in the Coronavirus Crisis

A survey released May 7th, 2020 by ParentsTogether and Down Home North Carolina shows that, even after the CARES Act, NC families struggle to pay for necessities and with unemployment. However, most respondents do not support re-opening the economy now and would not resume normal activities if the economy were re-opened.

Tell the NCGA: People over Profits!

The North Carolina General Assembly is reconvening this week for a short session and it’s our moment to tell them: During the pandemic, we need PEOPLE to matter more than …

Building Statewide Power During a Crisis

Down Home and the NC United for Survival and Beyond demands. Things have changed in North Carolina.  Over the last three weeks, North Carolina schools have closed, a stay-at-home order …

Five Reasons Local Elections Matter

From county commissioners to town halls, local government is where progress happens— or doesn’t. Local government is where we can start making our vision of the future a reality.