Members of Community Capacity Development, Nonviolent Peaceforce, the Asian American Federation and community members in attendance for a situational awareness and de-escalation techniques training.

Enhancing Community Safety: CCD Joins AAF and NVP for joint De-Escalation Training

In response to the rise in assaults and bias incidents in our beloved city, Community Capacity Developments (CCD) actively participated in a crucial initiative organized by the Asian American Federation (AAF) and Nonviolent Peaceforce (NVP). With a shared commitment to the safety and well-being of our community, the event, titled “Protecting Ourselves & Our Communities,” […]

K Bain with members of underground Scholars in UCLA

Beyond The Bars Conference, LA 2023: CCD’s Sustainable Growth Plan Presentation

Embarking on a transformative journey, Community Capacity Developments’  Executive Director K Bain, recently had the honor of participating in the Beyond The Bars conference in LA as a guest speaker. Held in collaboration with The Center for Justice at UCLA, Bruin Underground Scholars (BUS), and the UCLA Prison Education Program (PEP), this third biannual conference, […]

Julie Won together with volunteers and members of non-profit organizations in Queens, giving our Thanksgiving Turkeys to the community.

A Season of Unity: CCD and Council Member Julie Won Spread Joy in Woodside and Astoria

As the holiday season approached, Community Capacity Development (CCD) embarked on a heartwarming collaboration with Council Member Julie Won and Woodside On The Move to bring the spirit of unity to the neighborhoods of Woodside and Astoria. This joint effort aimed not only to distribute Thanksgiving turkeys but also to foster a sense of unity and […]

Strengthening Community Impact: A Collaborative Endeavor with Elmcor

At CCD, we believe in the power of collaboration to amplify our impact on the communities we serve. Recently, our team had the privilege of engaging in a peer exchange meeting with Elmcor, a dynamic multi-service organization committed to addressing the diverse needs of individuals across all age groups. This collaboration opened up exciting possibilities […]

Safe Summer Hempstead - Terrace Avenue - Basketball Championship - Community Event

The Safe Summer 2023 Initiative Against Gun Violence. Empowering Communities.

During the summer months, communities across multiple cities come together for a common cause — The Safe Summer 2023 initiative. This community-driven effort aims to prevent gun violence and foster safety and security within selected jurisdictions. Rooted in community leadership, this initiative is built on three fundamental guiding principles. 1. Strategic Planning: Our first guiding […]

Jumaane Williams NYC Public Advocate speaks at the Human Justice System Change Conference

Human Justice System Change Conference 2023

Human Justice System Change Conference: Shaping the Future Together The Human Justice System Change Conference held at St. Francis College, organized by Community Capacity Development (CCD), was a transformative event that brought together passionate advocates, thought leaders, and community members. The conference featured four insightful panels that addressed critical issues in the justice system, ranging […]