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Stepping into Power: New Orleans 2022

August 18, 2022 Comments Off on Stepping into Power: New Orleans 2022

“I spent two hours with a client, helping her pick out a suit for an interview. She came out of the dressing room with the biggest smile and then started…

Being of the Community: A Mindset & Practice

August 8, 2022 Comments Off on Being of the Community: A Mindset & Practice

“We have a Delta diaspora that reaches beyond the borders of the Mississippi Delta into other parts of the country and into other parts of the world. The Robertson Scholars…

“In Small Towns Anything is Possible”

July 27, 2022 Comments Off on “In Small Towns Anything is Possible”

“In small towns anything is possible,” shares Danica Bajaj. For one group of Robertson Scholars, Tarboro has become a place of possibility and education during Community Summer.

Whitesburg, KY: Community Beyond Community Summer

July 11, 2022 Comments Off on Whitesburg, KY: Community Beyond Community Summer

“When I told my friends back home in San Jose that I would be spending my summer in Kentucky, I got some mixed reactions,” shared Andrew Sun (Duke ’25). “I…

Meet Apollo J

July 23, 2021 Comments Off on Meet Apollo J

For Apollo J, music wasn’t always in the plan.   “I never in a million years thought that I would be doing music.”  “Going into Duke I was like, ‘okay I’m…

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Home Sweet Home: How Building Homes Leads to Building Health in Communities

April 19, 2021 Comments Off on Home Sweet Home: How Building Homes Leads to Building Health in Communities

Ben Rees (UNC ’22) spent his Community Summer in Whitesburg, Kentucky working for Homes, Inc. helping to provide housing rehabilitation and repair services to families in need. Although, initially skeptical…