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, […]

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 […]

K Bain as Guest in Pharos Academy Podcast with Dr Travis Brown

Teach Jam: A Unique Urban Education Experience In the dynamic realm of urban education, where inspiration meets innovation, Teach Jam stands as a beacon of change. This year our Executive Director K Bain took part as a guest speaker on its podcast. K Bain, an influential figure in Human Justice, brings a wealth of experience […]

Human Justice System Change Conference

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 […]

Unarmed Civilian Protection/Accompaniment International Gathering

Our Executive Director, K Bain was in Geneva, Switzerland representing CCD at the Unarmed Civilian Protection Accompaniment (UCP/A) International Gathering, the first global gathering of UCP/A practitioners, their community partners, researchers and allies.  Collaborating to advance the UCP/A Community of Practice by creating opportunities to grapple with shared issues, explore creative solutions, and build relationships […]

April 2023 – Community Engagement & Monthly Data

Community Capacity Development MONTHLY DATA REPORT March 2023 Events /Meetings/Trainings1. DMC helping the community Clothing Giveaway (Jamaica)2. Yoga (2 sessions)3. Peace Walk (Astoria)4. Mass shooting press conference and shooting response5. We are public safety6. Rally for Najee (New Jersey)7. Kings of Kings (Women event)8. Charity basketball game (Long Island)9. BIVO Shooting response10. Queensboro Hall Women […]

Public Safety Youth March – CCD

Call to action Our team took active part joining a “call to action” to march for True Safety and Accountability making passionate demands for Human Justice and investment in the youth and the vulnerable in the community. Marching from Brooklyn Borough Hall, across the Brooklyn Bridge down to city Hall Park, it was an opportunity […]

K. Bain Honored at ELMCOR Gala

CCD Executive Director Our Executive Director K. Bain was an Honoree at the 2023 Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities annual fundraiser Gala. Elmcor has served as the bedrock for countless families and community members ensuring that young and adults in systemically disinvested neighborhood have access to services and support, they need for improved quality of […]