2017 Equitable Durham Campaign

  1. Creating Policies that foster Economic Growth & Stability for all Neighborhoods of Durham.

  • Build strong, vibrant neighborhoods that provide a diverse mix of housing and business options.

  • Support for nontraditional and traditional entrepreneurship for access to living-wage jobs

  • Use equity driven strategies that ensure existing residents can stay in the community as neighborhood markets revive and distressed neighborhoods are stabilize

  • Create opportunities to save and build assets to increase community health and stability.

  1. Developing Land Use Policies that support Equitable Development & Environmental Justice.

  • Small area growth land use planning used to drive public and private development both in housing and commercial markets

  • Supporting new development that meets the needs of residents, the business community and creates healthy community environments, where our city wins

  • Use transit-oriented development and smart growth strategies to support balanced growth across the city

  1. Supporting Transportation Policies that ensure Equitable access housing around transportation hubs to ensure access to transportation

  • Supports current and future growth along with housing options for residents across the city to build land banks to preserve affordability

  • Create opportunities for equitable development and planning with equity for all in mind

  1. Assuring Community Health & Safety for all in every Durham community

  • Using an equity lens to address the disparity in the main determinants of health relate to where you live, work, or play and the color of your skin

  • Implement tools to reduce environmental risk and build health-promoting neighborhoods to engage residents and stakeholders in accessing health care and healthy food

A visual of moving systems from equality to equity with justice. As a Durham City Council Member, DeDreana Freeman’s Vision for the Equitable Durham Campaign consists of four main areas, all building on Social, Environmental and Economic (SEE) Justice.

*Image: camphPSSP – From the Margins to the Middle: D.I.Y. Health Equity Kit

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