Leon Nathaniel Rock, M. Ed.

Metro Washington, D.C. based

Community Development Guru

Community Development and Gentrification Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Leon Nathaniel Rock is a Community Development Guru who works to lessen the negative impact of gentrification on distressed communities.  He works at rebuilding communities while working to ensure economic and social equity in partnership with old and recent residents along with other community stakeholders.

Guru: a gu·ru: is a teacher, especially one who imparts initiation. A guru is also a teacher, tutor, mentor, leader, master; an influential teacher or popular expert.