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For more than 20 years, Durham’s Partnership for Children has been charged with identifying needs and mobilizing partners to serve young children, birth to age 5, in Durham County. Founded as part of the state-wide early childhood initiative known as Smart Start, the Partnership leverages public and private sectors to … read more
APlus Test Prep
5501 Fortunes Ridge Drive
Durham, NC 27713
Founded: January 2011
Owners: Vincent and Sheba Brown
Summary: A+ Test Prep provides test prep, tutoring services, professional development, and academic enrichment services. The team represents 100+ years of combined experience in … read more
Companies that encourage community involvement distinguish themselves from their competitors and see many benefits, including loyal customers and happier employees.
Here are some ways that community service can have a positive impact on your business.
New relationships – Getting out into the community can help you and your staff members … read more
The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $154,170,023 in annual economic activity in Durham County, NC —supporting 5,722 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $13,357,000 in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study. Durham outperformed the national medians and similar study … read more
The primary elections are underway here in Durham and the Durham Chamber wants to make sure that you have all the information you need to participate in this important election. Below are important dates and details concerning this election.
Absentee voting began in Durham on Sept. 8. If you have … read more
Alcami: this leading product development and manufacturing services provider for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, plans to finish relocating its international headquarters from Wilmington to Durham in 2018.
The company says it will continue to operate its laboratory in Wilmington, while transitioning its executive team to the Research Triangle Park … read more
by Geoff Durham, Durham Chamber President & CEO
For Durham, a booming downtown chock full of arts, culture and entertainment offerings, the economic development future is bright. But this skyline of cranes are only made possible because of public-private partnerships.
A recent article by “City Lab” questioned the private sector … read more
Health care discussions are front and center in Durham. The latest gathering, hosted by the Chamber on Aug. 22, brought together business and community leaders for insight into issues such as paying doctors for wellness, designing workplace wellness plans for employees, and overcoming community obstacles to health access.
“Community Check-Up: … read more
written by Gracie Johnson-Lopez, Diversity & HR Solutions
“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”—William James
How are you navigating the biases associated with women in leadership, generational differences, racial inequity, language barriers and sexual orientation? How do you approach those with … read more