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

Made in Durham receives $5,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

June 23, 2017
Made in Durham has received a $5,000 economic mobility grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its work creating an education-to-career system in Durham that helps more young people complete high school, obtain a post-secondary credential and secure life-sustaining work by age 25.

Alternative schools graduate 125

June 20, 2017
More than 120 young people from four Durham alternative education programs walked across stages this spring to receive high school diplomas or GED certificates thanks to the efforts of Made in Durham education partners and a range of academic, career and social supports.

Made in Durham board approves FY 2018 work plan

June 19, 2017
Racial equity and student advising emerge as priorities for Made in Durham during the 2018 fiscal year with the Board of Directors' approval June 19 of a new Plan of Work to advance the partnership's education-to-career system-building efforts.
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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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