Circle of Unity for Men, Queensbridge Houses, Human Justice, Changing community norms

The Kings Korner Circle of Men Gathering at Queensbridge Houses

The Kings Korner Circle For Men’s, Circle of Unity Event In a reminiscent glance back at a meaningful gathering, CCD hosted The Kings Korner Circle For Men, Circle of Unity event. This gathering was an empowering discussion, where we created a safe space for introspection on being a father, changing community norms, and envisioning the […]

The Rise: Transforming Lives and Communities

Community Impact: The Rise Project In the heart of Brownsville, New York, is a groundbreaking initiative set to redefine community development and address chronic social, economic, and health disparities. The Rise Project is a comprehensive endeavor that aims to uplift and empower the community, fostering positive change and resilience. Community Capacity Development is proud to […]

White House Safer States Initiative December 2023

Community Capacity Development’s Executive Director, K Bain, embarked on a significant journey to Washington, DC, participating in a pivotal Safer States Initiative conversation hosted at the White House. The focus of this gathering was the recently inaugurated office, the first-ever dedicated to preventing gun violence, established in September. During this crucial discussion, the administration highlighted […]

Collaboration Ratchet Assets The Boujee Banker Shanisha Dixon-Tyrell Community Capacity Development Financial Literacy Workshop Woodside Empowerment Youth Financial Resilience

Financial Literacy Woodside

In a dynamic collaboration with Ratchet Assets, The Boujee Banker, and Shanisha Dixon-Tyrell, CCD (Community Capacity Development) orchestrated an impactful Financial Literacy Workshop tailored specifically for the vibrant community and youth of Woodside. This empowering event served as a beacon of knowledge and a gateway to financial understanding. The expertise from Ratchet Assets, renowned for […]

Demetrius Similien Judith Brown Fears United Justice Coalition Summit at the Jacob Javits Center

United Justice Coalition Summit

CCD attended the second annual United Justice Coalition (UJC) Summit, engaging with leaders, experts, advocates, and individuals dedicated to advancing justice across diverse fields. Our community coordinators, Demetrius Similien and Judith Brown Fears networked with like-minded organizations actively involved in the essential groundwork required for tangible change and listened to amazing conversation surrounding Human Justice. […]

K Bain speaks to the crowd at the Human Justice March accompanied by Jumaane Williams, Antonio Reynoso; BRooklyn Borough President, Reverend Daughtry and Council member Crystal Hudson

Reflecting on the 3rd Annual Human Justice March: “Breaking Chains, Building Bridges”

On October 9th, 2023, the eve of Indigenous People’s Day, communities gathered in unity to take part in the visionary event, the Human Justice March. Under the theme “Breaking Chains, Building Bridges,” this transformative initiative sought to establish a theoretical framework for communities, paving the way for Human Justice, Public Safety, and prosperity to flourish […]

Written and directed by Kirya Traber in collaboration with the performers, Beyond Punishment. Judith Brown Fears, Demetrius Similien, Girls for Gender Equity

Unveiling the World Premiere of Beyond Punishment Stories of Justice and Healing.

The groundbreaking world premiere of “Beyond Punishment: Stories of Justice and Healing,” was an extraordinary interview-based theater performance co-produced by the Justice Beyond Punishment Collaborative (JBPC) and Ping Chong + Company.    Community Capacity Development is thrilled to share this transformative initiative that aligns with our commitment to community empowerment and Human Justice.   The […]