Highlighted DCLT as a nationally-recognized, grassroots organization working in communities of color using the community land trust model to promote development without the displacement of longtime residents. Produced by Open Studio Productions in 2013.
Category: General News
“I really hope the city can get behind permanent affordability. Housing is a community value and a community right,” says Melissa Norton, DCLT Board President. source: DCLT in NECD: A new friend to the community
Neighborworks America honored DCLT with a 2016 Community Building & Engagement Staff award. This award recognized DCLT’s commitment to resident voice and peer learning.
NC Community Development Initiative now The Initiative awarded DCLT a Certificate of Appreciation on July 29, 2016 for their partnership in working with youth leaders. DCLT helped end homelessness for 4 individuals by Housing for New Hope and was honored in February 2015.
DCLT receives one of ten GSK Impact Awards (November 2015). source: http://us.gsk.com/en-us/media/press-releases/2015/ten-innovative-nonprofits-receive-40000-gsk-impact-awards-for-contributing-to-a-healthier-triangle-region/
In 2011, DCLT helped Tara and her husband Jermaine and three children move to Durham and find a place they could call home after being evicted when Jermaine became ill. Durham CARES created this video portrait of Tara, Jermaine and longtime DCLT donor, Ethel Simonetti.