CDS Launches Legacy Investment Campaign

The Community Development Society (CDS) has been blessed with an exceptional corps of Members who have made substantive contributions to the community development field and served in key positions in our Society over the course of its 53-year history. Following their lead, the CDS Board of Directors is formally announcing the launch of the CDS Legacy […]

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Awards Update

The 2022 Awards Season is here! Updated dates and descriptions of each award can be found on our website. The link to the nominations form will appear on the website starting Monday, May 9. You can nominate a colleague for the Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service Award, the Ted K. Bradshaw Outstanding Research Award, the Community Development […]

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May 2022 Election Updates

On Sunday, Members received an email from Community Development Society <invitations@mail.electionbuddy.com> subject line “Vote now: Community Development Society – 2022 Officers & Board Election.” This email provided a unique link for you to vote. Elections are open through May 31. If you do not see it, please check your spam folder, or search your inbox for […]

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May 2022 Chair’s Update

As the Community Development Society expands its vibrancy and impact, our sister societies are reaching out to us. This past week, the president of the International Association for Community Development (IACD) from Northern Ireland and an IACD board member from Australia contacted me to explore a deeper connection between our organizations. In addition, the National Association […]

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