Last year, a community-led effort partnered with Durham Public Schools to transform them for success and equity for every student. Their mission is to catalyze big ideas and foster community engagement with Durham’s Public Schools. Magan Gonzales-Smith, Executive Director of Durham Public Schools Foundation, tells us how the DPS Foundation came to be and how they're planning on transforming public education in Durham.
Joshua Gunn, one of the Board Members of Durham Public Schools Foundation, shares the impact the DPS Foundation has had so far in the Durham community.
In March 2019, The Durham Public Schools Foundation funded 19 educational projects across Durham. We had the opportunity to catch up with one of the recipients, Scholar Academy for Latinxs United for Diversity.