About WCCD

Women of Color in Community Developmentā€™s mission is to support the personal, educational and professional development of women of color engaged in fields related to community and economic development. WCCD is a 501c3 organization.

WCCD is a non-profit membership organization and professional network that is:
  • Creating a supportive environment for networking among women of color;
  • Providing educational and professional development opportunities for members;
  • Supporting the advancement of students and younger women through mentoring;
  • Advancing the industry through advocacy for community and economic development, including preservation and development of affordable housing, expansion of educational, recreational, health and social service opportunities in low-income communities, expansion of financing and subsidy resources; and
  • Celebrating and promoting the professional accomplishments of women in the community development industry.