Remembering MaryAnn Black

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MaryAnn Black, a social worker, legislator, and member of the Healthy Durham 20/20 convening group, has passed away at age 76. MaryAnn was one of the leaders who spearheaded the formation of Healthy Durham 20/20, part of a lifetime of service to the Durham community. Learn more about MaryAnn’s career and accomplishments here. Her passing has occasioned a flood of … Read More

Pre-K and Early Care Career Expo highlights opportunities in Durham PreK programs

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The Child Care Services Association held the Pre-K and Early Care Career Expo this year at Durham Tech’s Main Campus to help connect early childhood educators with pathways to gain entry into this critical field as well as prepare those already in it for career advancement opportunities. A 2018 Durham County Preschool Supply and Demand Study reported: “When looking at those child … Read More

NCCARE360 launches in Durham

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By Cassie HobbsMD Candidate, Duke University School of Medicine What is NCCARE360? Access to care was identified as the number two health priority among Durham residents in the 2017 Community Health Assessment, a close second behind affordable housing. Additionally, almost half of Durham residents said that obesity, diabetes, and food access were top concerns in their communities. NCCARE360 is the … Read More