K. Bain Speaks at CMS Public Safety Summit

Beyond the Bars Conference, New York- March 24th -26th, 2023

“Seeding justice” is the theme of the Beyond the Bars Conference 2023 organized by the Center for Justice at Columbia University in New York.This forum brings together people, organizations, and movements working on indigenous peacemaking, Human and Healing Justice, to develop a platform for solidarity and build synergy to hold the unjust system accountable with […]

Beyond the Bars Conference, Atlanta-March 23-25 - Community Capacity Development

Beyond the Bars Conference, Atlanta March 23rd to 25th, 2023

Executive Director K. Bain was the host of this year’s edition of Beyond the Bars Conference, at Morehouse College in Atlanta. This is an annual, student driven, interdisciplinary conference on mass incarceration, gentrification, income inequality and how they have all impacted the southern cities that are home to leading institutions of higher education. Joining other […]


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 […]

Maya Angelou Women's History Month 2023

Maya  Angelou

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Maya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American memoirist, popular poet, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over […]

Lauryn Hill Women's History Month 2023 - CCD

Lauryn Hill

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actress. She is often regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time,[2] as well as one of the most influential musicians of her generation. Hill is credited for breaking barriers for […]

Sojourner Truth - Community Capacity Development

Sojourner Truth

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Sojourner Truth, (born Isabella Baumfree; c. 1797 – November 26, 1883) was an American abolitionist of New York Dutch heritage and a women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court to recover […]