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Kim S. Graziani

Kim Graziani

Vice President and Director of National Technical Assistance

kgraziani@communityprogress.net
877-542-4842 x159


Kim Graziani serves as Vice President and Director of National Technical Assistance for the Center for Community Progress where she oversees, coordinates and helps deliver a diverse range of technical assistance and capacity building services to communities across the country. To date, Kim and her team have served over 250 communities in over 30 states.

 

Prior to joining the Community Progress team, Kim served as a key advisor and liaison between local government, the nonprofit and private sectors, and residents as the Director of Neighborhood Initiatives for the City of Pittsburgh. She was instrumental in developing innovative strategies for the productive reuse of vacant and abandoned properties that prioritized authentic community engagement and neighborhood preservation, and created wealth-building opportunities for some of Pittsburgh’s most vulnerable residents. 

 

Prior to her work with the City of Pittsburgh, Kim spent several years working for community development corporations, foundations, and social service agencies in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and New York City. 

 

Kim received her Master's Degrees in Public Administration and Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh where she served as part-time faculty. She works out of the National Office in Washington, DC and lives in Baltimore City.