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YouthBuild students celebrate recovery with book
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
DURHAM – The first cohort of Bull City YouthBuild (BCYB) students celebrated their graduation from the nine-month dropout recovery program by releasing a book. As the title suggests, “Blueprints: Rebuilding Lives and Redesigning Futures. A Collection of Essays and Poems from BCYB Students,” is a collection of essays and poems written by
AACC has something for everyone
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
RALEIGH – Get an early jump on celebrating Black History Month at the annual African American Cultural Celebration. Now in its 17th year, the AACC features over 75 entertaining and educational events for ages 5 to 105. The celebration will be held Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Admission
Women survive crises better than men
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DURHAM – Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide – in some countries by more than a decade. Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don’t just outlive men in normal times: They’re more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances, such as famines and epidemics, researchers
SAU student to pitch idea at MLK event
Saturday, January 13, 2018
RALEIGH – Saint Augustine's student Brandon Gray, a sophomore communications major from Wilson, will present his social enterprise idea during The Institute and United Way of the Greater Triangle's Idea Generation Next: College Edition final pitch event. The pitch will be held Jan. 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing
Durham AIDS organization celebrates 30 years
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
DURHAM – The Affordable Community Residence Association, formerly AIDS Community Residence Association, is a 501(c) (3) Durham nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to provide supportive housing. The organization has served hundreds of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS and the disabled by providing diverse, supportive housing options and
Grant to bring 'stories to life' for DPS students
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, will expand this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. Organized by the Durham Arts Council, this interactive program is designed to help underperforming students improve their writing, reading and communication

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YouthBuild students celebrate recovery with book

DURHAM – The first cohort of Bull City YouthBuild (BCYB) students celebrated their

Positive year ahead for Triangle economy

RALEIGH – All signs point to a good year ahead for the area’s overall economy and

Workers united to demand workers commission

DURHAM – Over 40 workers and community allies gathered in front of Durham City Hall Jan.