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.
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
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
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