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Community Partners

Community partners are local groups who contract with the City to design and lead engagement in their communities. This work is a part of the Equitable Community Engagement Blueprint 

Funding Opportunity: Community Partners Request for Proposals were due Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

2022 Community Partners 

This year’s community partners are under contract through late 2022. These partners were collectively awarded $236,000. 

 Bragtown Community Association

Bragtown Community Association, continues will lead engagement in the Bragtown neighborhood between North Roxboro Street and Old Oxford Highway.  

 Fayetteville Street Corridor Fellows

Be Connected Durham & Fayetteville Street Corridor Fellows continue to lead engagement along the Fayetteville Street Transit Emphasis Corridor between Lakewood Avenue and Riddle Road.  

 

Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc., continues to lead engagement along the Holloway Street Transit Emphasis Corridor (focused on the Holloway Street and Wellons Village communities).  

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G.R.A.B. (Grinding, Reaching, Achieving, Balling) leads engagement with four Durham Housing Authority communities. 

Sembrando Raices

Sembranda Racies (in partnership with the DPS Foundation) leads engagement with Latinx families in the Club Boulevard Elementary School area. 

West End Lyon Park Legacy Project

West End - Lyon Park Legacy Project leads engagement in the West End and Lyon Park communities. 

In the News 

Selection Process

FY21 Request for Proposals: Community Partner – Equitable Community Engagement (closed Nov. 12, 2020) 

Presentations

Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE): Annual Membership Meeting, May 19, 2021 Presentation

Past Years' Community Partners

2021 Community Partners 

These community partners were under contract through August 2021. These partners were collectively awarded $100,000. 

 

AMIA, through Luma Consulting, LLC, who will lead engagement in Spanish-speaking/Latino/a/x communities throughout Durham.  

 

 

Bragtown Community Association, who will lead engagement in the Bragtown neighborhood between North Roxboro Street and Old Oxford Highway.   

 

 

Be Connected Durham, who will lead engagement along the Fayetteville Street Transit Emphasis Corridor  between Lakewood Avenue and Riddle Road.   

 

 

Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc., who will lead engagement along the Holloway Street Transit Emphasis Corridor (focused on the Holloway Street and Wellons Village communities).   

 

 These organizations supported engagement efforts for the recently announced GoDurham Better Bus Project. 

The City has also funded Walltown Community Association and Lakewood Community Project to lead engagement in their communities. 

2020 Community Partners

2020 community partners, who were collectively awarded $99,900 for work from March through August 2020, included: 

 

SpiritHouse, who led engagement in Northeast Central Durham and in the McDougald Terrace community.

 

Iveywood Consulting with Upstream Works Collaborative led engagement along the Fayetteville Street Corridor​. 

 

 

 

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  • Laura Biediger
    published this page in Programs 2021-05-19 10:16:44 -0400