The Neighborliness Center (TNC) works to create equal access to opportunity for every neighbor in every neighborhood. TNC is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and specializes in customized strategic planning for holistic community development initiatives that lead to sustainable & measurable impact.
Dr. David Docusen has spent twenty-five years investing into communities as an author, speaker, professor, and advocate. His doctoral work focused on creating a holistic community development framework that has been implemented in cities around the world.
David is the author of Neighborliness (Harper Collins), which has inspired communities to engage their community and cross dividing lines of race, economics, politics, and religion.
Chris Ramos brings over a decade of non-profit management and systems design experience to the Neighborliness Center where he oversees operations, development, and organizational management.
Chris previously served as Director of Reporting at Polis Institute, which included the evaluation of a 100-million dollar community revitalization effort in Central Florida. He specilizes in measuring impact of complex iniatives and organizational team building.
His previous career as a collegiate basketball coach developed a passion for unifying diverse stakeholders in pursuit of common goals. Chris is dedicated to bringing best practices and real-world solutions to organizations serving marginalized communities.