Durham and local area organizations to help anyone looking for ways to be more involved in our community.

Duke University

The IDEALS Office

“The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Advancement, and Leadership in the Sciences​ (IDEALS) Office contributes to the diverse scientific climate within the Biomedical Graduate Programs in the School of Medicine. The office works to bring talented underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to the Duke University School of Medicine and to enrich their experiences over the course of their training and studies.”

Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity

“We strive to achieve an inclusive campus climate for students, staff, faculty, and alumnx with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions through education, advocacy, support, mentoring, academic engagement, and providing space.”


“Duke INSPIRE is dedicated to the enrichment of graduate education and open scientific discourse. We aim to accelerate academic scientific progress and increase public engagement with scientific advancement.”

Durham, NC


“Founded in 1994, SEEDS is a two-acre urban garden and kitchen classroom in the heart of Durham. SEEDS develops the capacity of young people to respect life, the earth, and each other through growing, cooking, and sharing food.”

The Hub Farm

“The Hub Farm’s mission is to improve the academic achievement and well-being of students in Durham Public Schools through experiential outdoor learning.”

Durham Crisis Response Center

“Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is located in Durham and is the sole provider of comprehensive shelter and support services for those in need of help in the aftermath of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and family violence.”

Science Communication

Skype a Scientist

Platform for connecting scientists with classrooms as well as with after-school programs, families, and more!


Helpful tool for making your work accessible to the general public.