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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

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


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