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Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) staff began meeting with residents living near Lakeview Park. They were invited by the neighborhood and the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership to help re-vision the park. Over the course of two years they developed a master plan for the park with the growing Braggtown Community Association.
Duke Civic Engagement awards the 2021 Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Award to Hannah McKnight and the 2021 Duke Employee Community Service Award to Scott “Esko” Brummel.
Formed as the pandemic ramped up earlier this year, LATIN-19 built connections, spread information and looks ahead with hope.
Through a joint partnership with DHIC and partners, Self-Help, the City of Durham and AJ Fletcher Foundation, Duke's 2.5M contribution helped create 82 new affordable units.
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