News For November 2019

Organizing in the Digital Age the topic of semester's final public event

The Hart Leadership Program capped off its semester of Connect2Politics events with a discussion of the uses of data for organizing Monday evening. The student moderated discussion featured featuring Amy Cox and Briana Brough, co-founders of Flip NC, and Karthik Balasubramanian Pratt ‘07, an assistant professor at Howard University and founder of the 14 Cities initiative. Panelists…

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Director Gunther Peck featured in article on student voting

HLP Director Gunther Peck is featured in an article in the 9th Street Journal about student participation in Durham's 2019 municipal elections. This year, Durham residents elected a mayor, members of the city council, and decided whether to support an Affordable Housing bond. Peck advocated for Duke to provide free Lyft rides for students to go…

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Lead the Way Durham students create interactive timeline on history of Duke Silent Vigil

Students in HLP Associate Director Lalita Kaligotla's PPS270 Lead the Way Durham course created a digital timeline about the history of Duke's Silent Vigil. After Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968, Duke students launched a protest and vigil to commemorate his legacy and demand change to University policies. The students—sophomores Jaliwa Albright, and Jeremy…

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