Data Equity Coalition: Community Conversations on Racism & Health (Puedes leer esto en Español aquí.) DataWorks NC is one of 5 organizations in the United States participating in the Data Equity Coalition Project. The main purpose of this project is to influence the national dialogue on racism and health, centering the concerns of Durham’s communities of color, low income, and historical disinvestment. This brief report summarizes a series of community conversations in the fall of 2022 which aimed to identify meaningful questions about racism to include in two national, CDC survey efforts. This is part of a project funded by the CDC Foundation.
Framing Conversations of Gentrification in Durham for MDC State of the South 2022 These brief notes were presented as a frame for a panel discussion led by Alexandra Zagbayou, with Ms. Anita Scott-Neville, Brandon Williams, Dr. Nicole Diggs and Nate Baker. This was part of MDC’s State of the South event in October 2022.
Who Owns Durham This October 6, 2022 presentation to Durham City Council was by request of Mayor Elaine O’Neal as a contribution to City Council’s ongoing “deep-dive” on affordable housing. The video of this presentation can be seen here.
Youth Voices and the Right to Housing With student collaborators and Research Action Design, we conducted a focus group session with students and teachers mostly from Hillside New Tech. The students shared and discussed their reflections and solutions. The facilitators wrote up notes following the session and pulled key quotes to organize the takeaways down into this short summary. This project was funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.