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Brian Kennedy leads the N.C. Central University students' campaign to keep the Institute for Civic Engagement open. The Institute was created in 2006 and encouraged civic engagement by young people through community outreach and surveys.
Much of Durham is composed of willow oaks that were planted in the 1930s and 40s, many of which are now decaying and being removed. To offset this, the Durham Environmental Affairs board plans to plant 1,680 new trees annually.
The non-profit Durham CAN seeks to improve Durham through affordable housing, better education and transit, and alleviating poverty. The group does this through activism and holding policy meetings with legislators.
Chapel Hill's bus transit system has been free to riders since 2002 but is now considering charging fares.
Custodial workers must be reimbursed by the Durham public schools system after a contracted company, Integrity Facilities Management, went bankrupt.