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 […]


Message From Executive Director K.Bain

K. BAIN Celebrating Women Who Tell our stories. Community Capacity Development celebrates Women’s History Month with the Women Whotell Our Stories. This year presents another opportunity to highlight the selfless contributions of women who have been active in storytelling, Art and media through several formats such as stage, print, television, podcast and many more. CCD […]

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K.Bain – The Significance of Liberated Language

The frequencies and energy vibrations embedded in language (Makoni, et al, 2003; Skipper, 2022) help to shape the consciousness levels of a people. Language has been weaponized as an instrument of oppression (Roche, 2022; Hawkins, 1999), a tool for dehumanization, and as an enabler of various forms of emotional and psychological abuse (Bolinger, 2021). But […]