OUR MISSION

P.O.W.E.R., Inc. Community, also known as

Parents Owning Wealth Through Education & Resiliency, 

is a nonprofit organization 501 (c) (3) with a mission to empower, encourage, and equip parents to obtain essential resources, life skills and ultimately become self-sufficient while facing every day challenges.

OUR PURPOSE

The purpose of P.O.W.E.R.,Inc. Community is to enrich single parents through the power of unity by mentoring, community services, and networking events while helping them recognize their potential to attain excellence through the journey of parenthood.

 

MEET OUR TEAM

 

Leaders become great

not because of their

power, but because

of  their ability to

empower others.

-John Maxwell

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“She overcame everything that was meant to destroy her.” 
― Unknown

Taraza Tyler

Founder & President 

Taraza Tyler is a single-mother and native of Rose Hill, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from North Carolina Central University and currently serves as the Billing Coordinator and Social Media Marketing Assistant for an educational law firm. Over the past six years, Ms. Tyler has worked in the legal field specializing in personal injury law and education law. Now, she has turned her pain into POWER and has created an inspiring legacy by becoming the Founder & President of P.O.W.E.R, Inc. Community (Parents Owning Wealth Through Education & Resiliency). 

During Valencia's tenure in the finance industry, she has been committed to ensuring that all
federal and state policies and procedures are followed in order to deliver accurate data.

VALENCIA A. FAULKNER

Secretary & Director of Finance

Ms. Thompson continues to build her experience with nonprofit organizations with the
goal of successfully serving communities and individuals in need.

SADE D. THOMPSON

Vice President

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Necolby Burt has a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences with a specialization in Child Development and Family Relations as well as a B.A. in Elementary Education K-6. She has been working in education for over 13 years. Necolby currently works in Durham Public Schools as a kindergarten teacher. 

NECOLBY BURT

Director of Educational Resources

Shaina has worked with the adult population for over six years serving as a qualified Mental Health Professional (MHP) specializing in providing resources for homeless veterans and teen
mothers within the welfare system. She has also worked to decrease the recidivism rate of heroine usage among the African American population. 

SHAINA P. JENKINS

Director of Mental Health Resources &
Community Service

Ashley’s current responsibilities include seeking out funding, assisting with grant and
contract proposal preparation, budget development, submission, and grant award account management.

ASHLEY D. DEW

Director of Fundraising

 

WHAT WE DO

Plugging Resources into the Parent Community

P.O.W.E.R. Inc. Community is in the network of empowering and educating single parents who face everyday challenges such as managing finances, organization, family responsibilities, and stress. The POWER team strives to establish support and healthy communications about parenthood.

The work we accomplish in the single parent community provides a holistic approach to helping single parents become self-aware of the resources and proper tools available in the parent community. We make sure our parents are empowered by plugging the right resource for them and their family.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

Our Core Programs

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Mother 2 Mother

A group of mothers who like to spend time with other mothers in a safe environment, to network, learn, grow, and share their stories while influencing the community.

SWAT Team

Beyond

Bars

For those struggling with the absence of a loved one because of incarceration (whether it’s a child, a spouse, or a parent), this group is designed to help by connecting with other people in
similar situations.

Three Generations

Father 2 Father

A group of fathers who like to spend time with other fathers in a safe environment to network, learn, grow and share their stories while making a difference in the community.

Crowd Applausing

Professional

Development

A support group that offers opportunities for single parents to develop professional skill sets, participate in mock interviews, and to obtain access to employment opportunities.

Happy Family

It Takes Two

A group of married couples but who are stay at home parents or work opposite schedules who seek support from similar couples in a safe environment to network, learn, grow and share their stories.

Mother and Daughter

Adoption/Foster Parent Group

Provides support to adoptees, birth parents and families, adoptive parents and families, those
who may be curious about adoption, and other adoption-related issues.

 

Service Areas

Piedmont Triad & Charlotte Area

Wallace/Rose Hill, NC

Raleigh/Durham, NC

 

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CONTACT US

3434-135 Kildaire Farm Rd. #778

Cary, North Carolina 27518

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