P.E.A.C.E. Team Family Day of Action + Remembrance

Inaugural P.E.A.C.E. Team Family Day of Action and Remembrance Violence prevention professionals host gun buyback, community celebration, and healing vigil Asheville, NC, December 4, 2023 – On Saturday, December 9, 2023, the P.E.A.C.E. Team is partnering with the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department for a free community event.  The Family Day of Action and Remembrance will […]

SPARCing Advocacy to Protect (VOCA) Victims of Crime Act Funding

On this Call-in Day, we can tell Congress:“Please take action to prevent a devastating $700 million cut to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA). Victims and victim service programs will suffer greatly unless Congress acts. We ask that Congress invest adequate resources to ensure level funding for VOCA in the final FY24 budget without cutting […]

2023 N.C. Voter ID Requirements

Voters will be asked to show photo ID when voting in North Carolina, starting with the 2023 municipal elections.  Voters can now get a FREE PHOTO ID CARD from Buncombe County Board of Elections – click here Things to know before you go!  10  facts about North Carolina’s photo ID requirement for voting: Voters will […]

“A disagreement turns into a shooting”

     The Juneteenth celebrations were an opportunity for all of Asheville to celebrate the culture and strength of the black community. Vendors, food trucks, local artists and musicians came to honor their ancestors and to nurture community.      As the Saturday evening celebrations came to a close, a shooting occurred between two individuals […]

World Duchenne Awareness Day 2022

The Campbell-Clark family enjoying the great outdoors in WNC. Javon and his mom, Jessica (Family Centered Treatment Team Supervisor with SPARC) spread awareness about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and invite us all to help make a difference! Welcome Jessica! Can we begin by you telling us a little bit about yourself – including why you dedicate […]