Grassroots Activism: Past and Present

As the current political dialogue swells with conversations about social justice, voting rights and the true meaning of democracy, Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) uses the power of storytelling to demonstrate how we can learn from the past to maximize the impact of modern community organizing. With the recent launch of the SNCC Digital […]

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Remembering Samuel DuBois Cook

Samuel DuBois Cook, an influential figure in the history of civic engagement at Duke, passed away in May of this year. Cook was the first African-American faculty member at Duke and displayed an unwavering commitment to social justice and political engagement throughout his life and tenure at Duke. For more on his legacy, visit The […]

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STRENGTHEN

We seek to provide ongoing learning opportunities and resources that reflect best practices in ethical civic engagement. From preparation to reflection, we hope to support staff, faculty and students who are working in the community to do good work well.

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