In the Media

DPS gets good grade from accrediting agency | April 26, 2017

AdvancED gave Durham Public Schools mostly good news Wednesday as part of the school district’s re-accreditation process. MORE

Executive Voice: Helping students in Durham find a path to success

Triangle Business Journal | April 13, 2017

Durham Technical Community College President William Ingram talks about what is driving the school’s growth and what it means for the region. MORE

Riverside High senior asks DPS Board of Education to improve conditions for students of color

Herald-Sun | March 24, 2017

Student of the Month Jaden Jules takes the opportunity at his recognition ceremony to call for racial equity, a Made in Durham priority. MORE

Social Services Today: Raising hope and fostering dreams

Herald-Sun | February 19, 2017

Michael Becketts, director of Durham County Department of Social Services and members of Made in Durham’s Advisory Team, discusses opportunities for helping foster youth transition to life on their own.  MORE

In Touch with Durham County

Durham Television Network | September 1, 2016

Made in Durham Executive Director Meredythe and … Fulkerson talks about the community partnership that is helping youth connect work, learning and career opportunity. MORE

OP ED: Community must re-engage with Durham Public Schools

The News & Observer | August 21, 2016

Durham Public Schools Superintendent Bert L’Homme says the district needs the entire community’s support to reduce the achievement gap. MORE

OP ED: Durham bonds offer a sound investment in education

The News & Observer | August 10, 2016

The N&O’s editorial board says: “Durham Tech would get roughly $20 million for improvements, another serious need at a time when the state’s community colleges are more important than ever.” MORE

A candid conversation

The News & Observer | July 17, 2016

Gang expert Michelle Young says gangs fill a gap for youth ages 14-16 who want to earn money but have no place to work legally. MORE

Pathways To Employment: The Best Investment Society Can Make

Forbes | May 19, 2016

Made in Durham Youth Transitions Strategist Lydia Newman describes how education-to-career pathways can connect formerly disconnected youth to education and training that will meet a critical talent need for business. MORE

Duke Energy Foundation awards $30,000 to Made in Durham education-to-work initiative

Durham Herald-Sun | March 20, 2016

Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Made in Durham a $30,000 grant to advance an education-to-work initiative designed to prepare alternative school students for career success. The grant will help fund curriculum development, training and support services for students who have reengaged in school after dropping out.  MORE


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