In addition to our four-year financial commitment, GreenLight also partners with our portfolio organizations, standing with them as they operationalize their program. The Center for Employment Opportunities and ParentChild+ have continued to provide opportunities for Charlotteans through the pandemic.
The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) employed two crews of recently incarcerated individuals through Mecklenburg County to help combat illegal dumping and unsightly roadside litter.
At the start of COVID-19, ParentChild+ immediately pivoted to virtual visits, though it wasn’t easy for families to adjust. Getting the child’s and parent’s attention at the same time was difficult. The Early Learning Specialists (ELS) knew they had to make a change.