2023 CDS Conference in Portland, OR

We are extremely excited to be gathering together in person in Portland, Oregon with our co-hosts Portland State University and Oregon State University. Watch for registration information in Spring of 2023, but for now, place a hold on your calendar!

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Student Chapter(s) Updates

A new student CDS chapter is being launched at the University of Kentucky Department of Community and Leadership Development in 2023. Approximately, $8,700 has been allotted to this new chapter from an internal UK endowment fund. The program has undergraduate and graduate students and is aligned with CDS’ 2023 goal of initiating student chapters alongside partnering universities in […]

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CDS Seeking Executive Director

CDS is a membership-based nonprofit corporation established in 1969 to strengthen and advance community development policy, practice, learning, and research through educational and scientific means. We host an annual conference; offer occasional webinars; publish two peer-reviewed journals, two book series, and a monthly newsletter. CDS also offers a wide variety of scholarships and awards for both […]

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