Our Vision

All Durham youth will complete a postsecondary credential and begin a rewarding career by age 25.

Roughly 40 percent of Durham’s young people may not be on track to complete high school, achieve a postsecondary credential of some kind or gain employment by the time they are 25.

Who We Are

Made in Durham is a community partnership of engaged educators, business, government, nonprofits, youth and young adults aligning their resources and initiatives to create an education-to-career system that better equips Durham’s youth for career and life success and builds a stronger local workforce.

Creating an education-to-career system

Made in Durham partners are collaborating to create an education-to-career system that enables every young person in Durham to:

Graduate from high-school

Engage in work experiences that prepare them for a career

Complete a postsecondary credential

Secure living-wage work

News

Achievement Academy students explore health careers

April 21, 2017
Five ambitious students at Achievement Academy of Durham participated in the Achieving Career and Educational Success elective (ACES), focusing on career exploration in the health and wellness field.

Durham Tech alternative school recognized nationally

April 19, 2017
Gateway to College alternative school at Durham Technical Community College has been recognized for its success helping students earn high school diplomas.

Made in Durham partners participate in Lumina Foundation’s nation Talent Hubs Workshop

April 14, 2017
Made in Durham partners joined other national education-to-career leaders April 12-13 in Washington, D.C., for a Lumina Foundation Talent Hubs Workshop.
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Made in Durham is a community partnership of educators, business, government, nonprofits, youth and young adults mobilized around a shared vision that all of Durham’s youth will complete high school and a postsecondary credential and begin a rewarding career by the age of 25.
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