Programs

  • Technological proficiency is increasingly critical for children to succeed in school and in life. Almost all homework assignments now require or assume that children have access to and know how to use a computer and the internet. That’s why RWCI has partnered with the Stratford-Richardson YMCA to host the “Tech Stars” summer camp program at […]

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  • Sow Much Good has partnered with RWCI to bring a Farmer’s Market to The Renaissance throughout the summer. Sow Much Good offers fresh, local produce from their urban farm for sale at The Renaissance, as well as at other locations throughout the city. Their mission is to provide direct access to fresh, affordable food; educate and engage community […]

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  • Tierra is one of three new Care Coordinators who work on-site at The Renaissance, supporting the families and individuals that live here to set and attain their goals. Read the interview below to learn more about her. Tell me a bit about yourself: I grew up in the small town of Taylorsville, NC and went […]

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  • Residents at The Retreat, RWCI’s senior living facility, have maintained active and healthy lifestyles with the help of HBC Consulting-sponsored aerobics and crafts classes. RWCI continues to monitor the seniors’ weight, blood pressure, and BMI on a monthly basis to help inform their lifestyle choices. This month, several residents enrolled in the evidence-based Chronic Disease […]

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  • RWCI’s April Community Night was a great success, thanks to the many organizations who partnered with us to support the residents here and at Little Rock. Big Brothers Big Sisters provided the opportunity for parents to sign their children up to have a Big Brother or Big Sister, or to become a Big Brother or […]

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  • On Monday, March 16, RWCI hosted a Community Night for residents of the Renaissance and Little Rock Apartments. As part of Sow Much Good’s Financial Literacy Program, Wells Fargo representatives helped residents prepare their taxes, open bank accounts, and answer other finance-related questions. The Department of Social Services registered interested residents in their Energy Assistance Program […]

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  • RWCI is pleased to announce that we now offer our residents the opportunity to participate in Triple P – one of the most effective evidenced-based parenting programs in the world, backed by more than 30 years of ongoing research. Triple P  gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them manage their children’s behavior, prevent […]

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  • The interesting wooden structure outside the Crawford Renaissance Center is actually a free library available to all Renaissance residents. The take-one, leave-one lending library system has encouraged residents to read more and different books. Demand is especially high for children’s books, as many families at the Renaissance have just one or even no children’s books in […]

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  • On February 3rd, Renaissance West Community Initiative hosted its first Community Night for the residents of Renaissance and Little Rock Apartments. RWCI, in partnership with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library, provided resources and activities for children and parents at the Dr. John T. Crawford Renaissance Center. Activities included arts and crafts, video games, books, an interactive story time, and […]

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  • At least three days a week, seniors living at The Retreat have the opportunity to participate in line dancing lessons, craft projects, aerobics, and yoga classes sponsored by HBC Consulting. Some of the senior residents have organized their fitness group into SWAG – Seniors With Attitude and Grace. SWAG has begun independently fundraising within the community, soliciting […]

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