We will be holding our second information session for students interested in applying to the Hart Fellows Program
This discussion will be repeated at Duke the next day at the Sanford School of Public Policy.
Join the Hart Leadership Program for a conversation and teach-in with legal scholar and attorney Yael Bromberg.
If you are a senior or recent graduate and are considering applying to the 2020-2021 Hart Fellows Program, applications will be due on Friday, February 14 by 5 PM.
Follow these steps to make sure your voice is heard!
Applications for the Leadership and Arts Policy Internship (LAPI) grants are due March 6 by 11:59 p.m. to Associate in Research Adam Beyer.
This event is about imagining a digital hub on behalf of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance for sharing transformative resources and connecting like-minded individuals.
Want to take a leadership class? Be sure to sign up for one of our Fall 2020 courses.
In 2018, Durham voters elected a new District Attorney who pledged reforms to the community’s criminal justice system. What has changed?
Duke’s Visible Thinking is an annual event that celebrates the achievements of undergraduate researchers and explores their original scholarship in the humanities, the natural sciences and engineering, and the social sciences.
Friday, May 1st is the deadline to submit an entry to HLP's "Why Vote?" Video Competition.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
Join Sanford professor Carolyn Barnes who will discuss her new book, State of Empowerment: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State, in conversation with MIT professor Andrea Campbell.
Join Sanford Professor Tony Brown for a conversation about what it means to embody leadership and moral courage.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all students must re-register for Fall 2020 courses. Registration begins Monday, August 3. Consult the Hart Leadership Program's Course Listing for information about our updated offerings.
While today’s youth face daunting challenges, they are also rising up to tackle these problems through collective action, collaboration, advocacy, and new ways of organizing.
The beginning of the Fall semester has been moved up by one week to Monday, August 17.
Please join us for this discussion of why voting matters so much, how to register in North Carolina, and how to volunteer to help in other ways with the coming election.
Friday, August 28 is the final day to drop or add a course for the Fall 2020 semester.
Engaged Citizenship in a Democracy: A Conversation with Durham City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tempore, Jillian Johnson
Durham City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tempore Jillian Johnson (PPS’03) will be talking to students about the importance of engaged citizenship to sustain and strengthen democracy, specifically in the context of Durham.
Come Stand For Justice with Kassandra Frederique of Drug Policy Alliance, Bianca Tylek of Worth Rises, and Alec Karakatsanis of Civil Rights Corps, moderated by Duke Law’s Center for Science and Justice, Brandon Garrett. The talk, about criminal justice reform, is co-sponsored by Duke Law’s Center for Science and Justice and Duke Sanford Hart Leadership Program and will begin at 5 p.m.
Join us for our Service Opportunities in Leadership (SOL) information session on Thursday, September 24th at 5:30pm. SOL is a nationally recognized, 12-month leadership program for students who are interested in addressing complex social and humanitarian challenges and in trying to bring about social change.
PEP is recruiting its next cohort! The program combines engaging coursework, funding for summer internships/research, mentoring, and resources to implement projects.
Join us on Wednesday October 7th from 3pm-4pm for our first student panel: “Structural Barriers to Voting: Student Solutions." Panelists: Carlee Goldberg, Voting Rights for Native Americans Thea Dowrich & Sydney McKinney, Voting Rights for NC’s Formerly Incarcerated Citizens Ana Ramirez & Axel Herrera, Language Barriers for Hispanic Citizens in NC: Finding the Cure Moderator:…
Join us on Thursday October 8th from 3pm-4pm for our second student panel: “Democracy Challenges and Opportunities in a Pandemic: The Bass Projects." The Hart Leadership Program's Bass Connections teams have been working to craft bold solutions to some of the biggest political problems of our time. Five pairs of student teams will present their…
As part of the Challenge, the Hart Leadership Program is running the Why Vote video challenge again for the 2020 general election. We were looking for the best pitches from students attending any college across the Challenge that would motivate peers to vote.
During the fall semester, the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy is pleased to present a signature virtual (online) speaker series to explore important policy conversations to move forward democracy, justice, equity, community, strategy and human rights. The series is produced and presented honor of our school’s founder Terry Sanford. Each talk in the “Stand for” series is created…
You can vote at any voting site in the county! For more polling places in Durham County, visit www.dcovotes.com To vote early in your home state, visit www.vote.org/polling-placelocator/
A conversation about how to ensure voter participation and public confidence in the upcoming election and beyond
The Hart Fellowship Program offers recent Duke graduates ten-month fellowships with organizations that are facing complex social, political and humanitarian problems.
Join HLP as we celebrate students and their video submissions to the challenge. As all eyes turn to the outcome of the election, we look forward to celebrating the vision of our students, whose aspirations transcend partisan outcomes and generate hope for the future of our democratic experiment.