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Jurisdiction: Triangle J COG

University: Duke University

Hometown: Garner, NC

Curtis attended Duke University and was named a David M. Rubenstein Scholar which is a first-generation, low-income scholarship program at Duke University. While at Duke, Curtis was involved with multiple student organizations—Mi Gente and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Additionally, he was involved with the History Union, the Bench & Bar Prelaw Society, and he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Curtis is excited to return to the region in which he grew up to work with rural communities in Johnston County with the TJCOG.


Blog Posts

Not in My Town: Discriminatory Housing Policy and Land Misuse in Rural NC

by Curtis Lee

One of the largest and fastest growing concerns in America’s municipalities is that of affordable housing. While it has become increasingly clear that housing costs have outpaced wages across the US, and that there is a general shortage of affordable housing in many areas across the nation, much of the …