Michelle Obama - Women's Black History Month 2023 CCD

Michelle Obama

Women’s History Month 2023. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American attorney and author who served as the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017 as the wife of President Barack Obama. She was the first African-American woman to serve in this position. Raised on the South Side […]

Madam C. J. Walker - Community Capacity Development

Madam C. J. Walker

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Madam C.J. Walker (born Sarah Breedlove; December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America in the Guinness Book of World Records. Multiple sources mention that although other women […]

Peggy Ann freeman community capacity development CCD

Peggy Ann freeman

Women’s History Month 2023 we highlight Peggy Ann Freeman (August 31, 1945 – May 17, 1979), known professionally as Donyale Luna, was an American supermodel and actress who gained popularity in Western Europe during the late 1960s. Generally cited as “the first Black supermodel”, Luna was the first African-American model to appear on the cover […]

Personality of the Month Saeeda Lesley Dunston

Personality of the Month
Saeeda Lesley Dunston

Since August, 2014, Saeeda Lesly Dunston has served as Chief Executive Officer at Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities, the oldest Black-founded and Black-led organization in Queens. Dunston is recognized among her peers and human service providers throughout New York State for developing and implementing culturally competent programs and services that address the challenges encountered by […]

Human Justice Training with Elite Learners - CCD

Human Justice Training with Elite Learners – CCD

At community Capacity Development, the Human Justice Training Academy boasts of highly resourceful training specialists who amplify the teaching of the Human Justice Network. The team was on ground recently for a training session with Elite Learners, one of our partner organizations in New York. Our Human Justice Training is uniquely designed to expand the […]

Community Engagement & Data - Feb 2023

Community Engagement & Data – Feb 2023

Monthly Data Report – February 2023 Events /Meetings/Trainings (29) CCD Astoria Houses Peace Walk Alfred E. Smith Houses Tenants Association Meeting Restorative Justice Citywide Roundtable Community Board Meetings Brooklyn/Queens Remembrance Ceremony for Eric Garvin Staten Island Operation Hood Shooting Response Coney Island Flossy Organization Shooting Response Canarsie Marc Rowley’s Financial Literacy Presentation “Dollas Make Sense” […]