January 2018
News and information for partners creating Durham's education-to-work system
Durham youth build career skills and experience through service
Volunteering helps students at a Durham alternative school learn skills that will serve them in the workplace and experiences they can showcase on their resumes. READ THE STORY
Partners at Work
Seven young people graduate from Achievement Academy of Durham
Graduate Antigonne Kelley says reliable attendance and showing up on time, every time, were keys to her success. READ THE STORY
Students explore recreation planning careers during Greenway Alliance site visit
Alliance staff and business partners describe the complex planning and coordination effort required to create the 3,000-mile multi-use greenway from Maine to Florida and the many careers related to that work. READ THE STORY
MDC hosts Feb. 16 community conversation with Not a Crime to Be Poor author Peter Edelman
The organization that incubated Made in Durham hosts Edelman as part its 50th anniversary series of events focused on how Southern leaders can work together to shape a South where all people thrive. GET DETAILS AND REGISTER
Made in Durham Youth Network elects representatives to board and work teams
Thirteen members of Made in Durham's Youth Network will bring the voice of youth to the work of the board, advisory team and task forces. FIND OUT WHO
Building Financial Capability on the Road to Post-Secondary Success
November 2017
Partners for Youth Opportunity and Latino Community Credit Union

The new case study highlights the innovative strategies and promising outcomes of the Saving for the Future Program, a youth employment program developed by PYO and LCCU that helps school-age students build financial capability to achieve their post-secondary goals. DOWNLOAD THE REPORT
Apprenticeships are a new and old solution to job growth, here's why
Nov. 10, 2017 | The Hill

Apprenticeships, a key area of focus for Made in Durham partners, offer a way to bridge the economic divide, according to The Hill. IBM's new Raleigh, N.C. apprenticeship program, featured in the story, hired a young person recommended by Made in Durham into its inaugural cohort. READ ABOUT THE PROMISE OF APPRENTICESHIPS

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
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

Rick Brown, Bank of America, Board Representative
Esther Coleman, City of Durham
Nancy Cox, Achievement Academy of Durham
Drew Cummings, Durham County
James Futrell, Durham Public Schools
Tom Jaynes, Durham Technical Community College
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
Pamela Thorpe Young, N.C. Central University
Alexandra Zagbayou, Student U

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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