Bonita Green

Merrick-Moore Community Development Association, Durham County


Merrick-Moore community sits northeast of downtown Durham and is bordered by highways, industrial zones, and a freight railway. As a community leader, Bonita Green is passionate about preserving its legacy, honoring her ancestors, and protecting the health and well-being of the underserved. She regularly partners with other organizations to bring positive change to the residents of her community and engages with the local government to prioritize the needs of Merrick-Moore. She likes to think of the work that she does as GOOD Trouble.

Currently, Bonita is leading several projects that will; preserve green space, mitigate food apartheid, provide home improvements to low-income residents, and create Merrick-Moore community protections through land acquisition.