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DCABPI GRANTS SUPPORT BIPOC SMALL BUSINESSES IN DURHAM
DURHAM, NC - 04/06/23
DURHAM, NC – Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABPI) recently provided grant support for twenty (20) businesses owned and operated by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (aka, BIPOC) located in East Durham and Fayetteville Street Corridor needing supplemental working capital or that have experienced a significant economic loss due to COVID-19. Through DCABPI’s Community Revitalization Grant Program (CRGP), minority-owned businesses were awarded microgrants along with support services to help their business.
DCABP INC. HELP LEAD GoDURHAM BETTER BUS PROJECT EFFORTS
DURHAM, NC - 04/19/21
Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABPI) is one of four organizations selected to help The City of Durham staff implement the Equitable Community Engagement Blueprint, which is a guide to address systemic barriers related to public engagement and emphasizes how the City should intentionally seek input from communities most adversely impacted by its projects. DCABPI is currently working by supporting the City's engagement efforts for the recently announced GoDurham Better Bus Project, which will design street, sidewalk, and bus stop improvements to provide safer access to bus stops, enhanced comfort at bus stops, and improved bus service on GoDurham routes.
DCABP INC. FEATURED ON FOXY NC TRIANGLE EMPOWERED SERIES
DURHAM, NC - 02/25/21
Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABPI) is the featured organization for this week's FOXY NC Triangle Empowered Series episode focusing on "Fighting for Racial Equality and Social Justice. DCABPI Chairman Frederick Ravin joins Melissa Wade of The Light 103.9 as they discuss the fight for racial equity & social justice in Durham, NC and the nation. The popular series is produced by the Raleigh radio station Foxy 107.1-104.3, and can be viewed at foxync.com. Click the "WATCH NOW" button below to view the full interview now streaming on Foxy NC or via Youtube.
DCABP INC. HONORS TRAILBLAZERS FOR BHM
Durham, NC - 02/22/21
Since its inception, the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABPI), a community based organization established in 2014, has stood as a Champion for Social Justice and Racial Equity. DCABPI recognizes the significant achievements that many African American "Trailblazers" have made over the years to make a positive impact on communities in Durham, NC, and beyond. In recognition of Black History Month, and continuing each month into the foreseeable future, DCABPI will pay tribute to local "Trailblazers" through our new HONORING OUR LEGACY series. This month we profile the numerous contributions and accomplishments of The Honorable Ralph A. Hunt Sr. for his leadership role to champion Social Justice & Racial Equity in The City of Durham and The State of North Carolina.
DCABP INC. PARTNERS WITH NCCU FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
Durham, NC - 02/12/21
The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Inc. (DCABPI), a community based organization established in 2014 that stands at the forefront of Social Justice and Racial Equity has partnered with North Carolina Central University in two important initiatives to help communities in Durham, NC. DCABPI launched the two projects in January 2021 that include a Social Justice & Racial Equity initiative, aka, Unifying Community Voices (UCV), and a Community Engagement project done in-conjunction with The City of Durham - Neighborhood Improvement Services Department, and other city departments.
DCABP INC. CHAMPIONS SOCIAL JUSTICE, RACIAL EQUITY
Published - 12/20/20
DURHAM, NC – The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People Inc. (DCABP Inc.), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community-based organization established in 2014, has stood at the forefront to champion Social Justice and Racial Equity since its inception. In this episode of #SpecMagShorts, the Chairman of DCABP Inc., Frederick Ravin, talks about the history of the nonprofit, its work within the community, cooperating with other public and private groups, and how the organization will use the Duke Energy Foundation Social Justice and Racial Equity Grant it received this year. Ravin also tells us about the history of its parent organization, the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People.