Applications are now being accepted for the newest session of Durham Neighborhood College, a series of classes designed to teach citizens about the organization, operations, and services of our local governments.
Classes begin Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and will be held on nine Thursday nights and one Saturday morning. Space is limited to 25 people. Students must attend eight of 10 classes to complete the program.
A light meal is served prior to the start of each class and sessions
are held at city and county facilities. There is a $30 fee for citizens
accepted to attend the program, and five scholarships are available. High school students ages 15 and up, as well as Latino
residents, are particularly encouraged to apply.
The final day to apply for the fall session is Fri., Aug. 1. All applicants must be current in their vehicle and property taxes at the time of application.
Send applications to the Durham County Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, 200 E. Main St., Second Floor, Durham, NC, 27701.
Applications are also available at the Durham County Clerk to the Board of Commissioners and the City Clerk’s Office. Interested applicants may also contact the City’s Office of Public Affairs at (919) 560-4123 or the County’s Public Information Office at (919) 560-0008 for more information.