Elizabeth Byrum

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Arts editor for the Durham VOICE and UNC-Chapel Hill student. Contact the Durham VOICE staff at thedurhamvoice@gmail.com.

La Voz of Lakewood YMCA reaches out to growing Hispanic community

La Voz of Lakewood YMCA reaches out to growing Hispanic community

¿Hablas español? The staff and members of the Lakewood YMCA in Durham want the community to know they do. The La Voz (The Voice) Spanish-speaking Advisory Committee aims to address the needs of the Latino community in the surrounding neighborhoods, as well as the greater city of Durham. The idea for the committee began as part of a project design initiative… Read more →

Preserving Durham's historical heritage, one house at a time

Preserving Durham’s historical heritage, one house at a time

No matter how big or small, there’s a story to be told behind the door of every old house in a neighborhood. “All my life I have always liked old houses,” said Denise Harrison, a Durham homeowner and board member of Preservation Durham, a historical preservation society. Her affinity for houses is clear: Harrison has rehabilitated four residential properties in… Read more →