A visual of moving systems from equality to equity with justice. As a Durham City Council Candidate DeDreana Freeman’s Vision for the Equitable Durham Campaign begins with 4 main areas. If you agree about the importance of the triple bottom line in the City of Durham, join Team Freeman and Organize for an Equitable Durham for all – Building On Social, Environmental and Economic (SEE) Justice.

*SEE a more Just Durham for All where we work together towards Equity for All:

Creating Policies that foster Economic Growth & Stability for all Neighborhoods of Durham.

  • Build strong, vibrant neighborhoods that provide a diverse mix of housing and business options.
  •  Support for nontraditional and traditional entrepreneurship for access to living wage jobs
  • Use equity driven strategies that ensure existing residents can stay  in the community as neighborhood markets revive and distressed neighborhoods are stabilize.
  • Create opportunities to save and build assets to increase community health and stability. 

Developing Land Use Policies that support Equitable Development & Environmental Justice. 

  • Small area growth land use planning used to drive public and private development both in housing and commercial markets.
  • Supporting new development that meets the needs of residents, the business community and creates healthy community environments, where our city wins.
  • Use transit-oriented development and smart growth strategies to support balanced growth across the city.

Supporting Transportation Policies that ensure Equitable access housing around transportation hubs to ensure access to transportation.

  •  Supports current and future growth along with housing options for residents across the city to build land banks to preserve affordability
  • Create opportunities for equitable development and planning with equity for all in mind.

Assuring Community Health & Safety for all in every Durham community. 

  • Using an equity lens to address the disparity in the main determinants of health relate to where you live, work, or play and the color of your skin.
  • Implement tools to reduce environmental risk and build health-promoting neighborhoods to engage residents and stakeholders in accessing health care and healthy food.


*Image:  camphPSSP – From the Margins to the Middle:  D.I.Y. Health Equity Kit

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