Volunteers needed for buddy program

by Dale J. Pierce, Executive Director, Dudley’s Place Our family here at Dudley’s Place has gained yet another member, so please join us in welcoming Brodderick Roary, Director of Special Populations, to our team! Brodderick has been working in Public Health for more than 15 years. He will oversee special projects, and development, support the Ryan…

Intersectionality and the LGBTQ+ Community

by Liz Schob (she/her) Director of Operations and Communications, Charlotte Pride Hey, Y’all.  Decades ago, civil rights scholar Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality” and wrote that it is, “a metaphor for understanding the ways that multiple forms of inequality or disadvantage sometimes compound themselves and create obstacles that often are not understood among…

Our People: Rev. Dr. Benjamin Boswell

Every now and then someone comes along who surprisingly changes the game about something we thought we knew about. Suddenly, things look a little different and we either buck against that change or willingly embrace it like a breath of fresh air. Rev. Dr. Benjamin Boswell is that breath of fresh air. At least for…

Saving the planet with sustainable gardening

Spring is just around the corner and it’s that time of year again, The days are a little longer, the air is warmer, and pretty green and colorful things are popping up everywhere. For some, it’s a lifesaving, therapeutic time of year, for many different reasons. For those suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) a…


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