Messages From the Chair


Overview…
We are under duress because of the COVID-19 pandemic which spares no one as it affects people everywhere with debilitating or deadly results. This pandemic is not only a health issue, but it also poses serious social and economic

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In a recent interview with WHHI, Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder & Chair, of Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC),  discussed negative changes occurring in neighborhoods  in  Hilton Head Island — neighborhoods that provide affordable housing for working families and retirees living on

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This is indeed a special day for us as we celebrate NOC’s 10-year anniversary.
There is much to be proud of because we are making a difference in the lives of many children and families. We are creating opportunities

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NOC Can Help in Jasper County!


On July 25, 2019, Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder & Chair of the Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC), spoke to the Town Council of Hardeeville, Jasper, County; SC. Dr. Sharma talked about NOC’s approach to community development with its strong presence in

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NOC Calls for Reduction in Achievement Gap

Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC) calls for a Reduction in the Student Achievement Gap in the Beaufort County School District
 
NOC Founder and Chair, Dr. Narendra Sharma, addressed the Beaufort County Board of Education on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Also attending

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NOC Celebrates MLK Day

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.
         Martin Luther King, Jr.…
On January 21, NOC celebrated the life of Dr Martin Luther King, reflecting on his legacy. It was a great honor

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NOC Chairman Interviewed on WHHI


Dr. Narendra Sharma, NOC founder and chair, was interviewed during the WHHI evening news program on September 17, 2018. In addition to discussing NOC’s progress, Dr. Sharma also commented on some of the key challenges facing Hilton Head as the

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NOC Founder and Chairman, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, shares thoughts about his journey from growing up in the Fiji Islands to a career in economic development worldwide, to retirement and a second career fighting poverty in underserved communities in Beaufort

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NOC Founder Recognized by First Tee



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Narendra Sharma received a special Leadership Award at The First Tee of the Lowcountry’s Fourth Annual Community Leadership Award Banquet on April 9, 2018, at the Sea Pines Country Club. At the

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Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, NOC Founder & Chair, spoke to the Liberal Men’s Group of the Lowcountry on December 11, 2017, on poverty and income inequality from a global, national, and local perspective. In this context  and as requested by

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