3.31.2019 Kenyetta M. Peoples
The Power of Transformation
As Executive Director for the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, Kenyetta M. Campbell oversees the Skillman Foundation Good Neighborhood Initiative in the Cody Rouge Community, a neighborhood in which she was born and raised. She is an integral part of the initiative that brokered a $400,000 deal to open Don Bosco Hall, a multi-service community center for youth development services to address needs and service gaps identified by the community. In 2003, Kenyetta founded of People Enriching Empowering People Services (PEEPS) Ostyle=”font-weight: 400;”>While possessing more than fourteen years of managerial and leadership experience, Kenyetta has developed a strong desire to create an alliance that focuses on leadership experience, entrepreneurial and financial literacy for youth locally, nationally and internationally. During the span of her career, Kenyetta has been the recipient of numerous awards and has received special recognition for her efforts. Two awards that are dear to her heart are the Mayor’s Safe School, Safe Communities Heroes Award in 2012 and being recognized by Wayne County Commissioner Alisha Bell as Woman of the Year for District 8 in 2010. She was recently appointed as the Vice President of the Governing Council at Cody High School. Her most recent accomplishment was organizing a three Thanksgiving Food Basket giveaways that fed 500+ families through the Cody Rouge Family Connect.
Kenyetta’s enthusiasm for revitalizing the community is contagious. As a long-time resident, she has a clear understanding of local issues. Kenyetta M. Campbell stands out as a trusted leader in the Cody Rouge community and across the region. Her work ethic transcends boundaries drawing communities together. It is exciting to contemplate how her efforts will ripple throughout this community over the coming years and decades. She is best described as a “Trailblazer for Transformation.”
Kenyetta Campbell knows a lot about transformation. As director of Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance, Kenyetta has overseen projects that have transformed one of Detroit’s largest neighborhoods and is currently undergoing another transformation in her personal weight loss journey.
Kenyetta will talk about what it takes to begin a transformation and to see it through.
rganization, raising money for scholarships for graduating seniors in the community.