Pull-Up at Provident is an opportunity for Durham-based founders and business owners to connect each month for learning and support. MORE DETAILS HERE If you: Have an IDEA for a business but don’t know how to make it a reality; Need SUPPORT launching, growing, and/or pivoting your business; Are looking for CAPITAL to take your […]

Well… can’t say we disagree on this one! As we count down to March Madness, WalletHub has officially declared that the city of Durham is the best city for college basketball this year. For this year’s report, WalletHub analyzed over 290 cities and crunched the numbers based on 9 key metrics. Those metrics range from the number […]

Types of Lifeguard Training Courses Listed below is basic information and prerequisites for the types of lifeguard training courses offered through Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) at various times throughout the year. Durham Aquatic School DAS offers free lifeguard certification training for ages 16+, to prepare them for Aquatics jobs. Students who successfully complete the […]

Durham youth interested in gaining essential job skills while being paid this summer are now invited to apply for the 2023 Durham YouthWorks Program. What You Need to Know Durham youth ages 14 to 24 invited to apply by March 3. Program provides work readiness and essential job skills to help secure future employment. Hybrid learning […]

Hillside High School students in Durham will have college on their mind with each step they take….literally. The school unveiled a newly decorated staircase that features the names of 48 colleges and universities. The photo was posted to social media on Monday. The caption read, “This project has been in the works for a while, […]

Bull City Strong is a community-based partnership to reduce the increased risk of contracting, being hospitalized, and dying from COVID-19 among Black, Hispanic, and other historically marginalized populations in Durham County.   MORE DETAILS About Say Something Strong Bull City Strong is seeking applications from artists, journalists, and social influencers for Say Something Strong, a project to share stories of […]

Durham County residents who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic may qualify for the North Carolina Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). The NC HAF was created to help homeowners pay their mortgage or other home expenses to avoid associated penalties such as defaults or foreclosures. Homeowners who have experienced the most challenging financial hardships […]

Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the purpose of the Durham City-County Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Employee Observance Program. The celebration, jointly-hosted by Durham’s local government organizations, will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. inside First Presbyterian Church located at […]

Durham Parks and Recreation’s (DPR) 2023 summer camp season will begin on Monday, March 13.  Participants can register online, in person at DPR’s Administrative Building, or at any DPR recreation center during facility operating hours. Online registration will be available 24 hours a day beginning at 9 a.m. A login account and ID are required […]

What: LGBTQIA+ Discussion Forum Who: City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department’s Human Relations Division When: Tuesday, January 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: The Senior Room at the Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham, NC 27703, and virtually via Zoom Event Facts: ·         This free hybrid forum is open to the public. Attendees […]

BULL CITY IN BLACK: HBCU Showcase & Community Resource Fair celebrates the history and enduring legacy of historically black colleges and universities from across the state and region. The Emily K Center will host representatives and student organizations from HBCUs and community organizations with a particular focus on mental health and wellness. Students and families from […]

Bike Durham and the Durham Public Schools are onto something: riding a bicycle is a fun way to learn. It builds confidence, promotes critical thinking and responsibility, and as a bonus, uses Mother Nature as its classroom. The partnership between the two entities began in 2021 after the Bike Durham Board entered into a contract […]