Research shows that students tend to lose interest in the sciences in middle school. BOOST is a STEM enrichment program that makes science fun and accessible.  To date, BOOST has served over 500 Durham Public School students with the help of Durham Public School teachers, Duke University graduate and undergraduate students and faculty, Duke University […]

Dixon Family Farms

Jeremiah Dixon is a young farmer who looks to his elders for their experience and wisdom. But he is also motivated by a desire to prove to the skeptics that he can revitalize this Eastern North Carolina land through sustainable farming. In 2012, Dixon Family Farms was awarded a Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) grant […]

Northern Piedmont Community Care

In 2013, this video won the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation video award for highlighting the work of Northern Piedmont Community Care (NPPC). NPPC is a community-based care management system that is patient-focused and cost-effective. NPCC provides transitional care, chronic disease management, social work services, service coordination, access support, health education, and nutrition counseling.  

Maritza Loves Sea Turtles

This is a fun little video we shot one weekend to help this very deserving young lady raise money for sea turtle camp.

Community Development Financial Institutions

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFis) are an important piece of infrastructure for building strong local economies. CDFIs function as a different kind of lending organization. Unlike traditional banks, they operate with a mission to serve low-income people and build wealth in underserved communities. By combining funding from government, foundations, and individual donors, CDFIs make it […]