Strategic Leadership


Build an effective operating model for community collaboration that accomplishes our shared vision and goals.


Action Steps

  1. Define and implement an effective partnership model.
  2. Develop goals, strategies, action plans and process for tracking and reporting on outcomes.
  3. Create a nonprofit anchor institution and staff with sustainability and communications plans to sustain the Made in Durham partnership.
  4. Develop a public policy agenda to support the partnership’s goals and strategies.
  5. Convene partners and community stakeholders to inform Made in Durham strategies, set baselines, attract new partners and build momentum for outcomes


Made in Durham Board of Directors
Made in Durham Advisory Team
Made in Durham Staff
Made in Durham Action Teams

  • Business Engagement Team
  • Durham Futures

Made in Durham Task Forces

  • Career Advising Task Force
  • Racial Equity Task Force


Casey Steinbacher
Interim Executive Director




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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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