30 Jun 2017
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Graduating Its 200th Class on May 12, 2017, STRIVE NC Celebrates Over 2,000 Participants’ Success in Workforce and Life Skills Training Program

The 200th class to complete the nationally recognized STRIVE job readiness and attitudinal training program offered by LIFE of NC celebrated graduation, May 12, 2017. Since its founding locally in May 2000, STRIVE NC has served 2,097 graduates with innovative job and life skills training. Currently, LIFE of NC serves Greenville-Pitt County in eastern North […]

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08 Aug 2016
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Success Story – Brenton Grice

“After spending seven years inside NC department of corrections, over a quarter of my life, I was nervous about returning back to a now foreign society. I felt that my character had been properly refined and that I was mentally ready, but I also knew that in many other areas of life I was completely […]

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06 Jun 2016
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“Jobs for minorities”

‪#‎STRIVE‬ is very pleased that The New York Times published a Letter to the Editor by our CEO Phil Weinberg. The letter, a response to the Times’ February 21 editorial, “The Crisis of Minority Unemployment, ” notes that “the crisis of urban unemployment burns with greater intensity than ever” – but there are proven ways […]

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06 Jun 2016
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STRIVE NC Graduate Success Story: Ronda Barnes

Our very first LIFE of NC / STRIVE Video is here & we couldn’t be happier with the final cut!!!! Thank you so much to the Bob Barker Foundation, Alex & his entire team at Your Local Studio & to our SUPER STAR, Ronda Barnes! We are so excited to share with our community Ronda’s […]

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06 Jun 2016
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Pitt County Fatherhood Initiative Program

Check out these awesome tips on “10 Ways to be a Better Dad” from the National Fatherhood Initiative👫👍🏼! ‪#‎lifeofnc‬ ‪#‎empoweringdadsforlife‬‪#‎empoweringmomsforlife‬ ‪#‎empoweringpeopleforlife‬

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02 Jun 2016
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Ronda Barnes Keynote Speaker at Crime Victim Rights Week

Local STRIVE NC Graduate in the news! Ronda Barnes, a STRIVE NC Graduate, Personal Development Coach, Inspirational Speaker, Business Woman, Entrepreneur & Domestic Violence Surviver, was the Keynote Speaker for Pitt County’s recent recognition ceremony for Crime Victim Rights Week. She shared her personal story of triumph over domestic violence & the positive impact of […]

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