Our mission is working for community ownership of land in the Central District.
We are comprised of real estate professionals, business executives, entrepreneurs, and other professionals.
Africatown Community Land Trust was formed to acquire, steward and develop land assets that are necessary for the Black/African diaspora community to grow and thrive in place in the Central District as well as support other individuals and organizations in retention and development of land.
Africatown Community Land Trust is working for community ownership of land in the Central District that can support the cultural and economic thriving of people who are part of the African diaspora in the Greater Seattle region. The Africatown Community Land Trust board is comprised of real estate professionals, business executives, entrepreneurs, and other professionals and long-time community members from the Central District.
Board of Directors
K. Wyking Garrett, President
Margo Jones, A Personal Point of View, Chair Michael John Green, Treasurer Andrea Caupain, Centerstone, Secretary Savior Knowledge, Union Street Business Association Isaac Joy, Esq., Stoel Rives, LLP
Hon. Dawn Mason, Former State Representative Evelyn Allen, Village Spirit Center for Community Change Constance Proctor, Vanderberg Johnson & Gandara Doris Koo, Yesler Community Collaborative Michelle Connor, Forterra
Kathleeen Hosfeld, Homestead Community Land Trust Dr. Norwood Brooks, Retired