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Who We Are

The Diversity and Equity in Environmental Programs (DEEP) Collaborative is a group of local community organizations and university-led initiatives that address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), K-12 education, and the environment.

Organizations that have been involved in DEEP events include:

Keep Durham Beautiful

Conservation Trust for North Carolina
Duke Gardens
Duke Superfund Research Center
Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP)
Duke University Marine Lab
Durham PROUD
Durham Public Schools
East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI)
Emily K. Center
Eno River Association
Frog Hollow Outdoors
Girls on outdoor Adventure for Leadership & Science (GALS)
Keep Durham Beautiful
Made in Durham
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
National Park Trust
NCSLI Center for Global Initiatives
North Carolina Central University –  School of Education
North Carolina Museum of Life & Science
North Carolina School of Science and Math
Office of the Duke Forest
Park Institute of America
Piedmont Wildlife Center
Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
Schoolhouse of Wonder
Triangle Land Conservancy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
University of North Carolina –  Institute for the Environment
University of North Carolina – University Office for Diversity & Inclusion

In November 2017, 35 DEEP Collaborative community members participated in a survey of our goals and assets. The results of that survey are below.