City of Durham NIS Community Engagement

Mayor's 10.01: Transformation in 10 Initiative

The 10.01 Transformation in Ten initiative is a data driven, community-led, collaborative effort to reduce poverty in Durham Communities.  The Goal of the 10.01 initiative is to leverage resources to reduce poverty- neighborhood by neighborhood, year by year.   The task forces focus on six strategic directions: Health, Housing, Education, Finance, Public Safety and Jobs. 


Neighborhood Matching Grants

The Neighborhood Matching Grants (NMG) program awards grant funds to eligible neighborhood-based organizations to help make Durham's neighborhoods better places to live, work and play.  Each applicant may request up to $2,500 in grant funds. 


City Hall on the Go

City Hall on the Go serves residents where they live, work, and play.  It is a unique mobile platform that will serve, share and connect residents with the resources throughout the City of Durham.  City Hall on the Go is designed to reach out to communities within the City and to increase awareness of City servies. 


Neighbor Spotlight

Neighbor Spotlight is a program offered by the City of Durham to recognize residenst who have gone above and beyond to improve Durham communities.  The spotlight will recognize a resident or group of residents, each month, who have gone above and beyond the normal responsibilities of Durham residents for their communities. 


Embrace your Neighborhood

The Community Engagement team works with residents to improve the appearance of their communities and positively impact the neighborhoods on several different levels: aesthetic beautify, safety and erosion control.    We do this through beautification projects, neighborhood cleanups and safety assessments. 

These efforts can include Bull City Play StreetsPlay Streets close neighborhood streets to traffic, and open that space to the community to encourage physical activity.  They offer a high-impact approach to encouraging and increasing physical activity, particularly in neighborhoods that lack sufficient open space and activity.


Neighborhood and Homeowners Association

The Community Engagement Team maintains a list of interested Neighborhood and Homeowners Association to share relevant information from other City Departments. You can add your neighborhood at this link. 


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  • published this page 2016-10-11 15:30:22 -0400