Forging purposeful partnerships with our neighbors
The Duke Office of Durham and Community Affairs (DCA) forges purposeful partnerships with its neighbors in the region, with a particular focus on Duke’s home—Durham, NC. DCA connects area community partners and local governments with the people, research and institutional resources of Duke University and Duke Health. DCA also supports community partnerships through scholarship, service, and collaboration including volunteerism and philanthropic activities. DCA focuses on housing, health, education, employment and community with respective priorities within each focus area. Throughout this work Duke commits to anti-racism, health equity and engaged scholarship.
- All Key Programs
- College & Career-Readiness
- Early Childhood & School Readiness
- Food Security & Nutrition
- Housing & Neighborhoods
- Housing Affordability
- Nonprofit Capacity
- Civic Engagement
- Healthy Durham
- Research Collaborative
AmeriCorps at Duke
AmeriCorps: To improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.
Evaluation, Assessment and Data Consultation for Community Organizations
Duke Civic Engagement and the Duke Social Science Research Institute are partnering to offer an opportunity for community-based organizations to build skills and get feedback in evaluation, applied research and empirical/data needs (e.g., survey design / implementation, interview and focus group design / implementation, and foundations of data management) via individualized consultation sessions.
Our team is dedicated to forging purposeful partnerships in our communities. Meet our staff.Our Team