Location: Lumberton, NC
Career in early childhood: 6 years
Anetra has a BA in English and minor in American Indian Studies. She loves working in early childhood because she feels that she can have the greatest impact working with young children. “Research has shown that by the time a child reaches three, they learn as much vocabulary as they are going to learn in a lifetime.” Without insurance, Anetra is unable to...
Rachel & Jerry
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Parents of kids with special needs have an intense job. Unfortunately, that job often comes without health insurance.
Randy and Steve
Location: Greensboro, NC
Randy and Steve are both fathers of young people who passed away after an opioid overdose. Both are passionate voices for bringing affordable health care to North Carolina, to fight the opioid epidemic head-on.
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Career in early childhood: 2 years
Like most parents, Eryka puts her children first. As a single mom of young children, she plans her budget very carefully each week. After rent, food, electricity, and gas to get to work, buying private health insurance is far out of reach for her...