The Community Advisory Council (CAC) is a dynamic and vital component of the health disparities work of the DCI and is comprised of individuals representing diverse perspectives of the community. Members are representatives from public and private agencies, community members, and persons concerned with the cancer needs and disparities in Durham and across North Carolina. Collectively, the council is made up of educators, health professionals, researchers, faith leaders, grass-roots organizers, cancer survivors/patients, community advocates, and more, while representing diversity across race, ethnicity, class, religions, and many others experiences.
- Large group of Faith-Based Leaders (Approximately 102 churches)
- Latino Interfaith Leadership Council (Approximately 52 churches)
- Asian Research Council (diverse faith organizations, businesses, and the larger Asian community in NC)