ABOUT US

Durham Black Students' Network (DBSN) connects Black and marginalized youth within the Durham Region with the community resources that are necessary for their personal and professional development. DBSN addresses the resource and opportunity gap through a variety of leadership opportunities in order to provide transferable life skills, accessible developmental experiences, and the support and motivation required to advance personal growth and success. DBSN's programming is composed of weekly interactive sessions, mentorship with local Black professionals, academic advising, and goal setting support.  By building a strong and stable network and community of support, DBSN is able to help cultivate the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Mission:

We aim to guide and support

marginalized youth within the Durham region to better access opportunities and resources within the community. We strive to

cultivate and empower total well being through personal and professional development.

Vision:

By providing accessibility, DBSN will work to bridge the gap

between community, resources, and youth.

Values:

Empowerment

Community Integration

Excellence through Integrity

"It is here; in our community. It is us; in our skin, It is now; in our lives, It is now; that we rise.

WE ARE DSBN." ©