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NOC’s annual “Fore the Teachers” golf tournament will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Port Royal Golf Club.
 
Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by a Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
For details and Player/Sponsor…

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Letter of Support

The following letter recently appeared in the Island Packet:
Letter to the Editor:  Save the Tutoring at Cordillo Courts
Our country has been made great by the idea that educating children gives us a better future.    
If that education includes

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ACLU Executive Director Visits NOC in Hilton Head


On March 7, 2017, Shaundra Young Scott, …Executive Director of the ACLU of South Carolina and the ACLU of South Carolina Foundation, met with Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder and Chair of NOC.  Ms. Scott came to Hilton Head to

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Community Support for Cordillo Program Center


NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P Sharma made a presentation about the situation at the Cordillo Program Center where NOC serves children and families living in poverty. The Cordillo Courts Board wants NOC to terminate its afterschool program immediately. Dr. Doug

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HHIE and NOC Begin Saturday School—A New Innovation

The local school system is extending its Saturday learning program into selected neighborhoods, focusing on 3 sites (HH IB Elementary and NOC’s Learning Centers at Oaks and Cordillo).  Eventually 75 to 100 students are expected to participate in this program,…

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NOC Chair, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma’s statement on issues relating to affordable housing in Hilton Head Island and Beaufort was read at a stakeholders meeting organized by the NBSC (National Bank of South Carolina) on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Dr.

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NOC Chairman, Dr. Narendra Sharma gave a talk on  Overcoming poverty and income-inequality: A global and local imperative, to the Unitarian Church of the Lowcountry on November 12, 2016. …In his opening remarks, Dr. Sharma said that “We

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NOC's Cordillo Center is at Risk


NOC’s Cordillo Program Center faces possible closure and needs your help.
Neighborhood Outreach Connection is an organization that works to empower low income communities through education, healthcare, and workforce development. We work within the neighborhoods themselves to re-envision the futures

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NOC’s Post-Matthew Storm Recovery Project


NOC has established a Special Storm Recovery Project to assist families severely impacted by Hurricane Matthew. At present, NOC is helping 13 families (52 people).
Because many of these families lost their homes, NOC is assisting them with 4-8 week

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Sharma Addresses Local Group

Dr. Narendra Sharma, NOC Board Chair, recently gave a talk to the Unitarian Church of the Lowcountryon Overcoming poverty and income-inequality: A global and local imperative. …  Dr. Sharma noted that we live in a constant state of flux where

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