“GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.” GivingTuesday this year falls on December 1, 2020. At Rebound, Alternatives for […]
We are excited to announce our new partnership with Louisiana State University! The LSU School of Social Work will be providing interns to help students virtually. This will take effect in January of 2021. We look forward to a bright future in working with LSU!
As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted American life, Duke University’s Office of Durham & Community Affairs redoubled its commitment to Durham. The office paired students interested in remote service opportunities with nonprofit and community organizations. As a result of this program, two Duke juniors—Yenashi Castillo Tristani and Caroline Kassir—joined our team for the summer. Both students […]
Profile: NCCU MSW intern Faith Thomas-Lewis Faith Thomas-Lewis has always had a passion for helping young people. In high school, she worked with young kids as part of the YMCA youth council. Her passion for service led to a bachelor’s degree in social work from North Carolina Central University (NCCU), followed by admission to NCCU’s […]
Exciting news! Rebound has been awarded a grant from the Durham County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC). Durham’s ABC Board supports programs that prevent alcohol and drug abuse. We are proud to have received this award. One of our primary goals is to address the root causes of short-term suspensions. For some students, substance abuse […]
Rebound, Alternatives for Youth is saddened by the death of George Floyd and countless other members of the Black community at the hands of law enforcement and those who should be committed to protecting and serving our communities. 2020 is proving to be a year of unprecedented challenges for millions of Black and Brown people. […]
Hello friends, I write to you with news of transition at Rebound! The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that we have hired a talented new Executive Director, Lorenza Wilkins. Lorenza has a mind for finance and business and a passion for opportunity and equity. Finance and Business: Lorenza earned a Master of Business Administration […]