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 […]

Whoopi Goldberg - Women's History Month 2023 - Community Capacity Development

Whoopi Goldberg

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Whoopi Goldberg, original name Caryn Elaine Johnson, (born November 13, 1955, New York, New York, U.S.), American comedian, actress, and producer who was an accomplished performer with a repertoire that ranged from dramatic leading roles to controversial comedic performances. She also garnered attention as a cohost of the TV […]

Ruby Bridges - Women's History Month 2023 - Community Capacity Development

Ruby Bridges

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Ruby Bridges, in full Ruby Nell Bridges, married name Ruby Bridges-Hall, (born September 8, 1954, Tylertown, Mississippi, U.S.), American activist who became a symbol of the civil rights movement and who was, at age six, the youngest of a group of African American students to integrate schools in the […]

Mae Jemison - Women's History Month 2023 - Community Capacity Development

Mae Jemison

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Mae C. Jemison is an American astronaut and physician who, on June 4, 1987, became the first African American woman to be admitted into NASA’s astronaut training program. On September 12, 1992, Jemison finally flew into space with six other astronauts aboard the Endeavour on mission STS47, becoming the […]