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Empowering Local Communities

In an interview with John M. Perkins, founder of the Christian Community Development Association and the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development in Jackson, Mississippi, Mr. Perkins discusses his vision for local community development in poor, minority communities in his home state. Goals include developing indigenous local leadership, fostering positive male role models for young men, creating opportunities for racial reconciliation, supporting at-risk families, and assisting educational achievement through after-school and college-aged programs. You can read this inspiring interview on the website of Faith & Leadership, an offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. 

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