Who We Are

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Rebuild Durham, Inc (RBD). RBD, established in 1999, is a tax-exempt non-profit Community Housing Redevelopment Organization (CHDO). Rebuild Communities NC is an initiative under the umbrella of Rebuild Durham, Inc. 

Our Mission is to address barriers to growth and development of healthy, safe, and affordable communities in minority and low wealth neighborhoods.

Our Vision is to create and support community development housing initiatives and economic development coalitions. We promote positive aspects of African American history and culture to increase community awareness of American American contributions.

We provide workforce development training, homebuyer education, financial literacy, fair housing/lending education, small and women-owned business entrepreneurship programs to assist in economic mobility and wealth creation.

Our Team

Edythe Hall Thompson, Executive Director is a driven visionary and executive leader in the field of community and economic development. Hall Thompson has more than 20 years of experience in driving dramatic results in national economic development and partnership building. Hall Thompson is a former President for the Prince-George Maryland NAACP Hall and National Housing Chair, NAACP National Board of Directors. Currently, Hall serves as Commissioner for the Vance County Housing Authority.

ReBuild Communities NC

Gladys Allen, Education

Contact:  GMSA3569@gmail.com

Sandra Davis, Administrations

Contact:  SandiDavis49@gmail.com


Tonya M. Hall, M.S. Education Director - RBC Academy

Contact:  Profthall@gmail.com


Tonia Hedgepath, Bookings and Tours

Contact:  ToniaHedgepeth62@gmail.com 


Donald Hedgepath, Reentry Programs

Contact:  Info@ReBuildCommunitiesNC.org


Sharon English Holmes, Program Analyst

Contact:  Info@ReBuildCommunitiesNC.org

Kashinda Marche, Social Media

Contact:  Kashinda.Kreations@gmail.com

Wanda Moncrieffe, Political Action

Contact:  Info@ReBuildCommunitiesNC.org


Abiola Olabisi - Pur, Health & Housing Coalition

Contact:  Blessed1158@gmail.com


Deborah Hall Robinson, Administrator - RBC Cultural Resource Boutique

Contact:  DHallRobinson@gmail.com


Amina B. Shabazz, Social Media

Contact:  Info@ReBuildCommunitiesNC.org