April 2018
News and information for partners creating Durham's education-to-work system
Durham's Youth Shape Work of Made in Durham
The voice and perspective of Durham's young people gained permanent representation on Made in Durham's Advisory Team this month when members of the Made in Durham Youth Network took their seats as full members of that team. It is a key step forward in creating an authentic youth/adult partnership that will ensure Durham youth help shape the education-to-career system Made in Durham partners design to serve them. READ MORE
Made in Durham seeks nominations for FY 2019 Youth Network
Made in Durham seeks nominations for young people ages 14-24 to represent the diverse faces and experiences of young people in Durham by serving on the Made in Durham Youth Network. READ MORE
Durham youth explore Duke Energy career opportunities
Durham youth discovered a multitude of job possibilities during a recent visit to the Duke Energy operations center, part of the Duke Energy Students@Work career preparation event. READ MORE
Durham high school students explore the world of work over spring break
While most Durham students relaxed or vacationed this spring break, 62 participants in Durham Public Schools' Scholars-At-Work Program were busy networking with employers and building their professional resumes. READ MORE
East Durham Children's Initiative releases six-year impact report
The Made in Durham partner reports on its results helping children and families within a distressed, 120-block area of east Durham move successfully from cradle to college and career. READ MORE
McKinney speaks on power and privilege to Durham educators
Made in Durham Youth Engagement Strategist/Racial Equity Lead Dan McKinney speaks on power and privilege with Durham Public Schools teachers during a professional development program. READ MORE
Made in Durham intern supports youth action projects
Brittany Chambers, a master of school administration candidate at N.C. Central University, will work with the partnership's Youth Network through June. READ MORE
Made in Durham seeks RFPs for financial services and independent auditor
Proposals are due April 30 for professional financial services and June 15 for auditor. READ MORE
Good Views and Reads
Made in Durham Youth Network members Nayeli Reyes Rivera and Jennifer Hernandez David and fellow Human Rights and Activism Club members at Early College created this video, Enough is Enough, in memory of gun violence victims.

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Our Vision

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

Learn how community partners are creating an education-to-career system for Durham youth in our MADE IN DURHAM 2017 REPORT

Made in Durham
Board of Directors

Victor Dzau, National Academy of Medicine, Chair
Jack Bailey, GlaxoSmithKline, Vice Chair
Anita Brown-Graham, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll, Vice Chair
Henry Scherich, Measurement Incorporated, Treasurer
Andrea Harris, Self-Help, Secretary

Johnson Akinleye, N.C. Central University
Brad Brinegar, McKinney
Rick Brown, Bank of America
Patrick Conway, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
David Dodson, MDC
Geoff Durham, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Martin Eakes, Self-Help
Bethlehem Ferede, Made in Durham Youth Network
Patrick Fine, FHI 360
William Fulkerson, Duke University Health System
George Habel III, Capitol Broadcasting Company
William Ingram, Durham Technical Community College
Eijah King, Made in Durham Youth Network
Robin Miller, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Elaine O'Neal, N.C. Superior Court Judge
Ed Paradise, Cisco
Casesy Steinbacher, Casey's Company

Ex Officio
Tom Bonfield, City of Durham
Wendell Davis, Durham County
Pascal Mubenga, Durham Public Schools

Advisory Team

Ghasan Ahmed, Made in Durham Youth Network
Rick Brown, Bank of America, Board Representative
Esther Coleman, City of Durham
Drew Cummings, Durham County, Co-chair
James Futrell, Durham Public Schools
Tom Jaynes, Durham Technical Community College, Co-chair
Jennifer Meade, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare
Eliazar Posada, El Centro Hispano
David Reese, East Durham Children's Initiative
Susan Roche, McKinney
Rick Sheldahl, Durham Public Schools
Sachdeep “Sach” Singh, Made in Durham Youth Network 
Casey Steinbacher, Made in Durham
Keyvon Washingon, Made in Durham Youth Network
Lorenza Wilkins, Made in Durham
Madeleine Yancy, Made in Durham Youth Network
Pamela Thorpe Young, N.C. Central University
Alexandra Zagbayou, Student U, Co-chair

Interim Executive Director
Casey Steinbacher

Made in Durham Update is published monthly. Send story ideas and comments to Cyndy Falgout at falgout@cyndyfalgout.com

Made in Durham is a community partnership of educators, business, government, youth-serving nonprofits and young people mobilized around a shared vision that all of Durham's youth will complete high school and a post-secondary credential and begin a rewarding career by the age of 25.
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