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Made in Durham Youth Network elects representatives to board and work teams

December 6, 2017

Thirteen members of Made in Durham's Youth Network have been elected to serve on Made in Durham's board of directors, advisory team and task forces. MORE

Students explore recreation planning careers during Greenway Alliance site visit

November 20, 2017

Students from Made in Durham's academic recovery partner schools learned firsthand in November what it takes to develop and maintain a greenway during a career exploration visit to the East Coast Greenway Alliance headquarters and trail. MORE

Seven young people graduate from Achievement Academy of Durham

November 15, 2017

Achievement Academy of Durham honored seven young adults in November for earning their high school equivalency diploma. MORE

Burt’s Bees and Achievement Academy of Durham kick off pilot mentoring program

November 10, 2017

A team of women professionals from Burt's Bees and female students from Achievement Academy of Durham kicked off a pilot mentoring program Nov. 9 that participants hope will offer personal and professional growth on both sides of the mentor relationship. MORE

Durham students learn about opportunities through apprenticeships

November 9, 2017

"Earn while you learn" was the opportunity highlighted for more than 100 high school students and parents/guardians at an Apprenticeship Durham information session Nov. 8. MORE

Former chamber executive tapped as interim director of Made in Durham

November 6, 2017

Casey Steinbacher, CEO of Casey's Company and former CEO of the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, has been named interim executive director of Made in Durham. MORE

Bailey challenges Summit attendees to make a difference

November 6, 2017

GSK US Pharmaceuticals President Jack Bailey challenged business and community leaders to commit themselves to making a difference in the lives of young people during keynote remarks Nov. 3 at Made in Durham's annual Power of Partnership Summi MORE

Made in Durham names three to staff posts, promotes one to focus on employer engagement

November 3, 2017

Made in Durham has named three people to staff positions and promoted Jacob Dolan to employer engagement strategist. MORE

City of Durham selects Eckert Youth Alternatives to manage youth workforce development services

October 30, 2017

The City of Durham's Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) has selected Eckert Youth Alternatives to manage its youth program, NextGen, which offers eligible young people ages 16-24 plan for, prepare and connect with career opportunities in high-demand fields. MORE

Achievement Academy of Durham receives Duke Community Care Grant

October 23, 2017

Achievement Academy of Durham was awarded a $1,500 grant from the Duke Doing Good in the Neighborhood Community Care Fund in October. The grant will sponsor a neighborhood-focused project, "Connecting to the Crest Street Community." MORE

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