The Duke Office of Civic Engagement maintains this calendar as a compilation of various Duke events related to civic engagement. The listed events are sponsored by offices, departments, and clubs across the university and are not necessarily organized by DOCE. If you have an event you would like to add to our calendar, please email us.
Highways, Housing and Human Rights: Durham Past & Present
March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Highways, Housing & Human Rights: Durham Past & Present will be a panel of local community leaders and researchers talking about the history and context of the present-day affordable housing crisis in Durham. Speakers will focus on the history of Black economics in Durham, as well as the history of redlining and urban planning that shape gentrification that’s happening today. What has Duke’s role in this process been, and how can students get involved in making change locally? Join the Community Empowerment Fund in examining these topics and more in Gross Hall 230E on Monday, March 19 from 6:00-7:30.
CEF is a local nonprofit that partners with Duke student volunteers to support Durham community members experiencing poverty and homelessness in working toward their goals. Students are trained in a semesterly house course, and this panel is a part of the training that is open to the wider campus community. Learn more at communityempowermentfund.org