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Current Years

August 2015 – Enloe High School Student Council selects Learning Together to be the Charity Partner for the 2015-16 School Year and the recipient of their Charity Ball Fund raiser for 2015-16.

April 2015 - The City of Raleigh Human Relations Award recognizing the non-profit agency that made outstanding contributions to advancing human rights in our city honored Learning Together. Awards also go to individuals, businesses, and students.

February 2015 – The Knights of Columbus chose Learning Together to be the honored charity for its Annual Art Auction event.

December 2014 – Learning Together becomes one of the inaugural members of the Crosby Advocacy Group, a group of community members, individual and representatives from the non-profit, business, faith, education and civic communities committed to assuring the vision for the Crosby-Garfield Initiative is realized.

November 2014 - Learning Together received its third Legacy Award from the Junior League of Raleigh. The recognition of our work with children and families continues to humble us and inspire us to continue to serve our communities most vulnerable children and families.

September 2014 – Cleo Barnes, Teacher Assistant, is celebrated at a dinner in her honor for her 30 years of service to Learning Together and the children and families whose lives she impacted.

August 2014 – Learning Together begins its first partnership with a for–profit child care business, Little Pros Academy at WakeMed. Two inclusive classrooms offer children with disabilities and families a new choice for preschool services.

January 2014 – Triangle Community Foundation awards Learning Together a Capacity Building grant as one of its first cohort of 22 agencies funded to do an assessment and organizational development.

January 2014 – The Learning Together Child Mental Health Initiative begins a partnership with the Project CATCH ( Community Action Targeting Children who are Homeless), a collaboration of the shelter programs in Wake County serving young children and their families, to provide child mental health services and supports.

December 2013 – Learning Together is one of the initial members of the Crosby Project Team, which begins work to realize the vision of Wake County Human Services for the Crosby Garfield Building, home for program and administrative services, to become a more vibrant neighborhood health and human services center.

August 2013 – Learning Together becomes one of the first twenty Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) of Raleigh Partner agencies. Triple P is one of the world’s most effective evidence-based parenting systems, designed to give parents the skills they need to raise confident, healthy children and build stronger family relationships. This is a John Rex funded program.

July 2013 – Learning Together receives a renewal of the Five Star Child Care License with 15 out of 15 points being awarded. The Five Start Status is effective until 2016.

July 2013 - Learning Together also receives a renewal of its national accreditation by the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC) which is in effect until 2018. NAEYC accreditation is the gold standard for early childhood programs across the country.

June 2013 – Nell G. Barnes, Ed.D., Executive Director is celebrated with a dinner for her 30 years of service to Learning Together. The Nell G. Barnes Endowment Fund is established in honor of her work for the children and families served over the years.