East Durham Children’s Initiative

EDCI Zumba classes get Durham parents moving to new rhythms

By Wendy Lu

October 21, 2013

For one hour each week, parents in East Durham who struggle to find time to exercise don’t have to juggle parenting with working out. EDCI (East Durham Children’s Initiative) began a series of Zumba dance classes on Oct. 1 for parents whose families live in East Durham, but anyone based in the area is welcome […]

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EDCI bridges gap between parents, children’s education with ESL classes

By Ashley Broder

September 18, 2013

Though the odds may be stacked against them, the children of East Durham are fighting for a brighter future with the help of one local organization. The East Durham Children’s Initiative, or EDCI, is a local non-profit organization that serves as a “pipeline” of sorts for the children and families of East Durham and aims […]

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Community crafting a vision for children

By Jock Lauterer

October 20, 2009

By Jamese Slade NCCU Staff Writer the Durham VOICE thedurhamvoice@gmail.com NECD community members might have felt like they were back at school last Thursday at the East Durham Children’s Initiative community meeting. Despite the socializing, smiles, food and beverages, attendees got down to business when organizers asked them to put their vision to paper. Police […]

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Crime is down in the “Bull’s Eye,” council is told

By Jock Lauterer

By Aaron Saunders NCCU Staff Writer the Durham VOICE thedurhamvoice@gmail.com On Thursday, Oct. 8, the NECD Leadership Council discussed future plans and a possible alliance to produce new jobs for residents. Durham Police Department District 1 Captain Winslow Forbes introduced the new “We AS 1” project. This project helps identify people who have been causing […]

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