Making Kids Feel Like Part of a Community

Posted on September 12, 2022

Community work with kids

A rare moment of quiet falls over the dozen Dudley High School freshmen seated in a circle in Coach Mitchell’s physical education class. It’s Tuesday, so the class is being led by UNCG’s Michael Hemphill, Jeremy Rinker, and Omari Dyson. 

Rinker, an associate professor of peace and conflict studies, has asked the students to share an example of a hero in their lives. 

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