NC VetsCorps is an AmeriCorps program that aims to assist veterans and military families with the transition from military service to civilian life.
Facing South (September 16, 2013) -- Despite the South achieving significant strides in overall economic growth over the last several
From 1982 to 1983, Women in Electronics was a program designed by MDC in partnership with private business to prepare unemployed women with limited prior education and training to enter and advanc
The Daily Yonder (May 29, 2013) -- The work of the Barry Community Foundation in Michigan is an example of how a foundation’s role extends beyond grantmaking to becoming a communit
MDC is offering support to individual community colleges and consortia that are applying for US Department of Labor TAACCCT grants funding.
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson kicked off the 2013 MDC lecture series on Thursday, February 21.
When David Dodson made his first trip to Danville, Va., in 1993 to meet with the president of Danville Community College, it was the beginning of a 20-year-and-
States and colleges in the Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) completed their grant program last December.
How Community Colleges Can Respond to Economic Crisis: Community colleges are increasingly expected to solve some of our most intractable problems. These institutions have histori
MDC has more than 4,500 square feet of meeting space with state-of-the-art A
The "Made in Durham" report sets out a vision that every you
"Folks at MDC have been asked, immemorially, what the initials stand for.
A new report from MDC examines the recent experiences of community colleges across the United States, ranging from California to Connecticut, which are implementing the Center for Working Families
For more than 45 years, MDC has been helping organizations and communities close the gaps that separate people from opportunity.
Tourists can be more vulnerable to disasters due to unfamiliarity with the area including evacuation routes and local communication outlets such as radio, television, or newspapers.
Providing shelter for vulnerable and special needs populations during and after an emergency is one of the most difficult challenges emergency planners face when preparing for a disaster.
Renters typically are more vulnerable to disasters than homeowners, for a number of reasons.
In general, the special needs of the elderly are often overlooked in disaster planning. Hurricane Katrina highlighted the vulnerability of older adults in disasters.
People with mobility restrictions are more vulnerable to disasters than the general population.
A number of strategies exist to reduce the vulnerability of mobile home residents to disasters.
Migrant worker communities are at greater risk from disasters than other populations.