The Franklinton Center at Bricks is a conference, retreat, and educational facility in eastern North Carolina with a focus on justice advocacy and leadership development. At this historic center of transformation, issues affecting the marginalized, the oppressed, and the poor are addressed. More
Amandla Organizing Training Program - 1st Session During the week of September 10th – 14th, 2014, Franklinton Center at Bricks will be the site of the 2014 Amandla Organizing Training Program. An integral aspect of rebuilding Black social justice infrastructure requires developing competent Black organizers with the skills, analysis and relationships to organize Black communities effectively. To that end, BOLD’s Amandla! Black Community Organizing Internship aspires to increase the effectiveness of Black frontline organizers in social change practices.
Bricks Career Development/Community Based Program The Franklinton Center at Bricks will be presenting the Bricks Career Development/ Community Based Program. Every year Franklinton Center at Bricks-UCC and Justice and Witness Ministries continues working with our partners from the Halifax, Edgecombe County School System, and North Carolina Cooperative Extension. This year for the first time Wells Fargo will be facilitating financial training to the students.
16th North Carolina Environmental Justice Summit Franklinton Center at Bricks will be hosting North Carolina’s Annual Statewide Community-Based Environmental Justice Summit, is a forum to bring people together to help educate and inform them about the history and practice of environmental injustice in North Carolina.