Personalities of the Month – Dec 2022

Above and Beyond At CCD, we recognize and acknowledge individuals from all walks of life who are dedicated toeffect positive change and make remarkable contribution to promote equity and Justice inmarginalized communities. Our personalities of the month are the 11 Commissioners of NYCRacial Justice Commission who spearhead the relentless campaign and successful outcome of theNovember […]

K.Bain Thanks Taking CCD Community Capacity Development

Thanks Taking: Whitewashing a Violent Holiday

In the midst of the Whitewashing a Violent Holiday and Using a false Narrative to Drive Capitalism, Community Capacity Development acknowledge and celebrate the legacy of Native Americans, the historical and contemporary resistance efforts to colonization.In the spirit of national revival, thanksgiving should be celebrated as a day of atonement and mourning. It should be […]

Bank of America Launches Zero Down Payment Mortgage Plan to Expand Homeownership Opportunities in Black and Latinx Communities

Bank of America recently announced a new zero down payment, zero closing cost mortgage plan for first-time homebuyers, which will be available in certain markets, including African American and/or Hispanic-Latino neighborhoods in Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles and Miami. What BofA is calling “The Community Affordable Loan Solution™” aims to help eligible individuals and families obtain an affordable loan to purchase a […]

NYC serial sexual assault suspect from Mexico nabbed for string of attacks while stalking next victim: reports

Damian Baeza Rendon, 20, is charged in a series of Manhattan sexual abuse attacks stretching back to June An alleged sex fiend from Mexico was nabbed in a series of sexual assaults on women across New York City stretching back to June, including one incident where he allegedly licked a woman’s breasts, and another where he allegedly […]