News & Events

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

Made in Durham task forces tackle system barriers

October 16, 2017

Made in Durham kicked off two broad-based community task forces in October focused on developing strategies for overcoming two critical systemic barriers to student success. MORE

Durham Children’s Data Center joins Made in Durham as evaluation partner

October 11, 2017

Made in Durham has contracted with the Durham Children's Data Center to monitor and evaluate the partnership's results and impact, ensuring data informs and drives its work to create an education-to-career system that serves all Durham youth. MORE

Registration opens for Made in Durham 2017 Summit

October 6, 2017

Registration is open for Made in Durham's 2017 Power of Partnership Summit, an annual celebration and report on the work and impact of the partnership in creating an education-to-career system for Durham's young people. MORE

EY’s United Way contributors get up close and personal with Durham Futures

October 6, 2017

EY employees learned firsthand how Made in Durham's Durham Futures initiative reengages young people who have dropped out of school, then collaborated in a service project to support the students. MORE

Bank of America awards $23,000 scholarship to Durham Tech construction and highway students

October 2, 2017

The Bank of America Foundation today announced more than $23,000 in scholarship and tuition assistance to Durham Technical Community College students in the Construction and Highway Management program earlier this year. MORE

Made in Durham welcomes new board members, elects treasurer

September 20, 2017

Made in Durham’s Board of Directors welcomed three new members and elected a new treasurer at its September 18 meeting. MORE

Made in Durham launches dropout recovery program with $750,000 Oak Foundation grant

September 6, 2017

Made in Durham partners will launch a major initiative this year to reconnect students who have dropped out of high school, serve them with a range of academic and social supports, and get them back on track to graduation and beyond. MORE

Durham YouthWork interns gain valuable work exposure

September 5, 2017

Two hundred Durham students gathered in a conference room at Durham Technical Community College in mid-July for the first day of training for six-week paid internships in businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations across Durham. MORE

DPS expands career planning services for high school students

September 1, 2017

Ninth-graders in Durham Public Schools' five comprehensive high schools will embark this year on a career planning journey school officials hope will propel them – and the thousands of students who follow – on a path to life-sustaining employment. MORE


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