Date: Tuesday, Oct. 5

Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am PDT (1:30 pm -2:30 pm EDT)



Leslie Reid, CEO, Madison Park Development Corporation


Terrance Narcisse, CEO, East Harris County Empowerment Council

Rev. Bill Stanfield, CEO, Metanoia CDC

Katrina Holland, Executive Director, JOIN



Community development is rooted in movements working for racial justice. But as the sector evolves, how can we make sure its future is shaped by the voices of leaders of color? Despite the fact that these leaders have been blazing the way forward and fighting the systemic barriers that their communities face, policy, funding, and decision-making structures have again and again shortchanged their community development initiatives. Join the discussion as leaders of color explore the challenge of addressing systemic racism within our industry. What can dominant-culture CDC organizations, philanthropy, and government agencies do to shift power structures and advance a more equitable and racially just economy?