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Gain a fresh perspective on how to encourage wholistic restoration in our communities. Come learn alongside other Christians who are fully engaged in the process of transformation.

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CCDA seeks to find speakers who are committed to community development from all across the country. These speakers renew our spirits, challenge us as leaders, and re-energize us to continue this work of CCDA.

Dominique DuBois Gilliard

Gilliard is the Director of Racial Righteousness and Reconciliation for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He also serves on the board of directors for CCDA and Evangelicals for Justice.

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Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil

Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil is a dynamic speaker, author, professor, and thought-leader with over 30 years of experience in the ministry of reconciliation.

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Grace & Grit Gala

McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Celebrating the 30 year legacy of Drs. John M. and Vera Mae Perkins on November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm.

The event is hosted by CCDA. Proceeds will benefit CCDA’s Leadership Development Initiatives and The Perkins Foundation.

$175 – General
$75 – Conference Attendees

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CCDA 30 City Tour

Follow Noel along his 30-city tour as he visits past CCDA host cities to promote #RootedCCDA! Consider it a preview to the ultimate CCDA reunion at our conference this November 1-3 in Chicago.

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