FY22 Community Partners RFP + October's Top 10 News

FY22 Community Partners RFP + October's Top 10 News

Here's a roundup of important information this October. Please share with your friends and community members- you never know who might need it.

This month, we're exploring stories from Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing as part of the Our Community Stories video series. This event will take place Friday, October 29 at noon. RSVP and register for the Zoom link.

As always, let us know if you have any questions.

Wishing you health and happiness!

-Your City of Durham Community Engagement Team 

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FY22 Community Partners Request for Proposal

Have you been doing engagement in your community? Are you looking for funding to continue and grow this work? If so, the City's Community Partner program might be a great fit for you. See the bid posting - proposals are due Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. Get more info and attend a virtual Q&A for more information on Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Questions Due: Wednesday, Nov 3, at 12pm


Bimonthly Durham Community Engagement Presentation Available

Our bimonthly engagement presentation for September and October 2021 has been posted - See it on our Equitable Community Engagement page.

Early Voting

Early Voting for the 2021 Municipal Election (for mayor and two council seats) is Oct. 14-30. See an early voting info flyer, or find your polling place for Election Day. Kids can cast their vote with Kids Voting Durham.

Our Community Stories: Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing

Our Community Stories are conversations with recent and longtime residents of predominately Black and African American communities in Durham. This month highlights Durham College. RSVP for the Zoom session on Friday, October 29 at noon. Don't forget past recordings are available


Treats n Fleet

Come on out for an event with first responders! It will be Saturday, Oct. 30 from 11am-2pm at 1525 Glenn School Rd (Walmart parking lot). Kids can get a bag of candy!


National Crime Prevention Month

October is National Crime Prevention month. Durham Police have several events planned; see their Facebook post for events and details. There will be one last pop up event for October on the 27th from 11am-2pm at Home Depot (3791 Mt. Moriah Rd.).


Hoover Rd. New Park Community Conversations

Durham Parks and Recreation will host another community conversation about Durham’s newest park on Hoover Road. The session will be held on Wednesday, October 27 from 6 - 8 p.m. at 632 N. Hoover Road at the shelter area. Participants can preview the park as well as share ideas about the playground, public art, and site furnishings. Can't attend? Fill out this survey by October 27.



BikeWalk NC Summit

Are you interested in bicycle and pedestrian issues and advancements? Come out to the NC BikeWalk Summit November 4-6 in Durham at the WG Pearson Center. In-person and online engagements are available. See the website for the agenda and more information.


Durham Youth Equity Summit

The DPS Foundation Youth Advisory Council will facilitate student-led discussions about the Durham and world they wish to see. Young people, register for the virtual October 29 summit, 10am-2pm. 


Comprehensive Plan Meetings

Vitual community meetings will take place over the next three months regarding Durham's Comprehensive Plan. See meeting times and register.

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  • Carolyn Caggia
    published this page in News 2021-10-25 18:38:33 -0400