The benefits of CDS membership include:

Discounted registration for programs:

  • Annual conference Periodic webinars

Full access to the Society’s journals:

  • Community Development
  • Local Development & Society

Useful updates and information via emails and the Vanguard newsletter

Opportunities for dialogue and deliberation on shared interests

  • CDS Forum website feature
  • Online gatherings

Professional networking among Members

  • CDS Member Directory website feature

Active engagement in CDS committees and working groups

  • CDS Engage website feature

Institutional Membership

If an institution wishes to provide membership to several employees, there are four levels of institutional memberships available. For each, the primary institutional representative receives a paper copy of the journals, and all secondary members receive electronic copies as well as full membership benefits. Institutional members are also featured at different levels of recognition on our website and conference materials. Learn more and begin the process today by using the button below.

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