Ongoing programs at Franklinton Center at Bricks include the Just Food Project and the Literacy Program, among others. Check back to learn more.
Just Food Project
Franklinton Center at Bricks is partnering with the United Church of Christ's Justice and Witness Ministries, disadvantaged farmers, community development corporations, and policymakers to address food insecurity in eastern North Carolina. The Center is located in rural Edgecombe County, one of 23 counties in the state's First Congressional District, which comprise the second largest food desert in the United States. Learn more >>
In a nation that prides itself in its commitment to equal access to education, hundreds of thousands of children are still not achieving the reading standard that is appropriate to their particular grade level. The United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries, and the Franklinton Center at Bricks are working with community partners on an aggressive literacy project to address the looming disparity affecting children and youth who are overlooked because of race and economic marginalization. Learn more >>