Organizing in Durham

North Carolina IAF, Organizing in Durham, Durham CAN, Housing, Wages, Healthcare

Durham CAN: Empowering Communities for Housing, Wages...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Indy Week

By his own account, the office of Ivan Parra, lead organizer for one of Durham's largest community groups, is unimpressive. But attend a Durham CAN meeting, with hundreds of people and key city and state leaders, and you'll see the nonprofit's influence in action. Read more about Durham CAN: Empowering Communities for Housing, Wages...

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Racial Profiling, Organizing in Durham, Police Searches Without Warrants

Durham CAN Wields Search Data to Challenge Police & Change Policy

Thursday, November 20, 2014
New York Times

Rather than relying on demonstrations to force change, a coalition of ministers, lawyers and community and political activists turned instead to numbers. They used an analysis of state data from 2002 to 2013 that showed that the Durham police searched black male motorists at more than twice the rate of white males during stops. Drugs and other illicit materials were found no more often on blacks.... Read more about Durham CAN Wields Search Data to Challenge Police & Change Policy

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