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Durham’s Early Childhood Action Plan: Imagining a More Just, Equitable Durham for our Youngest Children

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Supporter Spotlight: Minnie Forte-Brown

DCI is proud to celebrate with founding board member Minnie Forte-Brown as her numerous accomplishments are recognized through the naming of the Durham County Board of Education’s Staff Development Center in her honor.
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Celebrating our DCI Graduates!

We at DCI are excited to celebrate with our incredible high school and college graduating classes of 2021!
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How DCI Works

Direct Services Alissa Alba Photography

Direct Service

We’re in it for the long haul. DCI’s high-quality, comprehensive programs and initiatives are designed to meet the needs of children, families, and the community year-round. 

Collaboration

Collaboration

We’re driving change at the systems level. Over 65 partners collaborate to connect families to services and share data. DCI also serves as a development partner in Durham County’s Early Childhood Action Plan.

Evaluation

Evaluation

We’re driven by data. Our work is strengthened and informed by research, best practices, and an annual longitudinal evaluation conducted by Duke University’s Center for Child and Family Policy. 

DCI In Action

Combatting Cabin Fever: The Socio-Emotional Impacts of Extensive Social Distancing. Learn some tips and tricks on how to socially-emotionally support your child during this extensive isolation period due to the current pandemic.