Akilah Watkins-Butler

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Dr. Akilah Watkins-Butler is president and chief executive officer for the Center for Community Progress.
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Community Development Is Crucial in This Moment

One month ago, when I began the first draft of this article, the world was drastically different. Well before we became part of this new reality, I felt an urgency […]

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A Love Letter to the Next Decade of Community Development

For a long time, we’ve been too quiet about what’s working and what’s fueling us. But our field has major reasons to be proud; reasons you could miss in the cacophony of daily news.