Youth Grow in Community, Not Cages Town Hall

Youth Grow in Community, Not Cages Town Hall

Youth Grow in Community, Not Cages Town Hall On 11/17/2021, Durham county issued this following statement regarding the New Youth Detention Center. Durham County Statement On 11/18/2021, a coalition of local Durham organizations, hosted a Town Hall to discuss the plans for building a new $30,000,000 Youth Detention Facility, in Durham, NC. EPiC believes in […]

Lesson’s Affirmed in 2020

As we end this historic, unprecedented year we must remember the multitude of lessons we learned. We must aim to embody the saying, “when you know better, you do better”. We were quickly reminded of the ways in which social inequities create barriers to access and quality learning experiences. As we navigate these challenges, we […]

Time for a Reboot with Virtual Learning

“Good Trouble”

“If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something about it.” These words from the late honorable John Lewis echoes in my mind as I think about the work we do here at EPiC through our PAAC initiatives. I often wonder “am I doing […]

PAAC Durham IMPACT: 2019-2020

On June 16th, we gathered for our final PAAC Durham meeting and celebration to close out another school year. We would like to publicly thank all the Black parents/guardians who chose to be a part of the Parents of African American Children Committees in their school. Some notable programming and advocacy include: Over 70% of […]

Black Homeschool Parent Panel: COVID-19 supports and resources for families to share

Black Parent Leader Collaborative is a coalition of Black leaders and people of color “in community” who advocate for race equity in education. Our mission has been to make space for Black and Brown community leaders in various organizations to strategically plan ways of operating, co-existing, co-sharing and collaborating for the benefit of marginalized community […]