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‘Caregiving Became My Identity’

2020-2021 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow Christie Diez shares her story of loss, grief, and strength on the Carter Center's Instagram account after her father's Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.

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  • From the CEO

    From the CEO

    The coronavirus cannot keep us from pursuing the goal of a healthier, more peaceful world, says Carter Center CEO Paige Alexander.

  • Double Your Gift

    Double Your Gift

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, your gift to end blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger will be matched dollar for dollar.

  • Building Hope

    Building Hope

    Since 1982, waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope have been at the core of the Center's mission — a mission that remains extremely urgent today.

  • From the Blog

    From the Blog

    Recently, the Nigeria Public Health Training Initiative successfully transitioned from a Carter Center-assisted project to local ownership in six states in Nigeria.