WHERE IT ALL STARTED
WHO WE ARE
Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People Inc. (DCABP Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community-based organization established in 2014. Since its inception, DCABP Inc. has stood at the forefront to champion Social Justice and Racial Equity (SJ/RE). DCABP Inc. initiatives prioritize focus areas in Civic, Economic, Health, Housing, and Youth/Education.
IN OUR COMMUNITY
JUNETEENTH IN DURHAM 2022 HIGHLIGHTS
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Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People Inc.
Thanks for attending Holloway Street Live held in the POOF Center's Parking Lot on April 30, 2022.
Many thanks to our community partners, vendors and most of all local residents for coming out in support of the day's activities to celebrate the Culture and Legacy in East Durham.
HIGHLIGHTS from April 30, 2022
Holloway Street Live at Wellons Village
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Bike Give-away by the Better Bus Project
Local Youth and other attendees explore vendor tables at Holloway Street Live
DCABPI Student Interns from NCCU with DCABPI Chairman Frederick Ravin (middle back row)
Bike Give-away by the Better Bus Project
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POOF Event & Training Center is a Black-owned facility located in East Durham (Wellons Village) designed to provide teenagers ages 13-18, the opportunity to learn entrepreneurship trades and event planning skills. Teens can gain knowledge and skills at the center like shoe design, window tinting, cell phone repair services and more.
Grand opening held at POOF Center on March 5, 2022
ROFHIWA BOOKSTORE OPENS IN EAST DURHAM
Photo at official opening of the Rofhiwa Book Store on August, 10, 2021
Rofhiwa is a black-owned independent Bookcafé. Rofhiwa strives to reflect the expansiveness of the black imagination and value books that are repositories for collective knowledge. By curating a living, active, and affective collection of books that capture the dexterity of black writers across classic and contemporary works, Rofhiwa invites readers young and old to satisfy their curiosity, to wander and meet new titles or return to old favorites. To find out more, visit their website > https://rofhiwabooks.com .
HIGHLIGHTS - Juneteenth Celebration 21'
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GET NC ON TREC NOW!
Governor's Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice (TREC)
About the Task Force
Governor Cooper established the Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice (TREC) through Executive Order 145 in June 2020.
Led by Attorney General Josh Stein and North Carolina Supreme Court Associate Justice Anita Earls, the task force convened a wide range of stakeholders including: advocates, elected officials, state and local law enforcement agencies, justice-involved individuals, representatives of the judicial branch and more.
The task force submitted its recommendations on December 14, 2020. Read the final report here, the executive summary here, and the recommendations chart here. Currently, these key recommendations are being obstructed from impementation by well funded special interest lobbyist. Contact your state representative to let your voice be heard to defeat the lobbyist efforts or Submit a constituent concern using the form > Contact NC DOJ
We Want to Hear from You!
Please take a brief moment to answer a few questions about how we can present a forward-looking community vision for historic black communities in Durham. Our goal is to develop a Community Revitalization Blueprint in an effort to create invested vibrant communities throughout Durham’s minority locales within the next 3-5 years. The Blueprint will be the guiding document for community revitalization in the African American and minority communities located in Durham. Your valued input shared through this DCABP Inc. survey will help us determine the importance of the future visions for our communities and community members.
Thank you so much for your invaluable contribution to the Community Revitalization Project.
We look forward to putting your feedback into action!
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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program gives NC low-income households a discount on internet services so they don’t have to decide between purchasing broadband and other necessities as they work and learn at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Administered by the Federal Communications Commission, the program opened for enrollment on May 12, 2021.
Eligible NC households may receive a discount of up to $50 per month for their internet bill. That rises to $75 a month for broadband service on tribal lands. Households may also receive $100 to buy a laptop, desktop or tablet through their internet provider.
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