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The North Star: MDC's Blog

11.21.2013 by Abby Parcell
“You can’t go fly in there like Superman with a cape on.” That’s Brianna Roach’s warning against miscalculating how to support individuals’ efforts... read more
11.19.2013 by Susan Fowler
You know the feeling. You walk out of the meeting, and you have a sinking feeling in your stomach, or perhaps your jaw is tight with frustration. “... read more
11.15.2013 by Abby Parcell
Thanks to College Access Para Todos, 100 students are in college in... read more
11.06.2013 by
In MDC’s work with community partnerships, we sometimes think of Henry Ford’s quote: “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress;... read more
11.05.2013 by
“You wouldn’t believe how much these students change. They go from saying ‘like’ every two seconds to being really articulate and confident. It’s... read more
10.24.2013 by Abby Parcell
“We know what’s right, we know what’s just, and there is a call to all of us to be courageous and stand up for what we know is right and just.”In... read more
10.23.2013 by Abby Parcell
What do you do when you’re one of eight children and your parents make too much money for financial aid, but not enough for everyone to get the... read more
10.22.2013 by Abby Parcell
This is the second installment in a series called... read more
10.15.2013 by
Watch the video to hear reflections on the Partners for Postsecondary Sucess programOne of the most valuable contributions MDC makes to community... read more
10.09.2013 by Jessica McQuaig
Today’s blog post comes from Jessica McQuaig, a junior at Northern High School in Durham, N.C., and MDC’s 2013-2014... read more