You are not a mistake

You are not a mistake

The Harm Free Zone Communities & Schools Project is a series of popular education sessions designed to help residents uncover and discover strategies for creating Harm Free communities.

  

A Tale of Two Durhams – A pattern of inequity

 

According to recent Durham statistics 5,546 people who identify as white and 21,898 people who identify as black live in poverty.

 

Durham NC

1. ranks #2 in the Top 10 Small American Cities of the Future from fDi American Cities.

2. has one of the highest racial disparity poverty rate among all North Carolina’s 100 counties.

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1. is listed number one on the top twenty-five places to retire in the country.

2. has the highest racial disparity incarceration rate among North Carolina’s 100 counties (Blacks are 38% of Durham County’s general population but represent over 80% of the people incarcerated)

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1. is considered America’s most tolerant city.

2. black students are five times more likely to be suspended than white students.

 

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