Wyking-Garrett

K. Wyking Garrett
President, Africatown Community Land Trust

A third generation community builder, social entrepreneur and recognized change agent from the Africatown-Central District neighborhood in Seattle WA, Wyking design programs and initiatives that catalyze, mobilize and activate communities for social impact. He is the chief strategist for the Africatown Seattle community development initiative and has been a co-catalyst for several ventures including the Africatown Community Land Trust, Liberty Bank Building,  Umoja PEACE Center, Hack The CD, Black Dot and Africatown Center for Education Innovation. Wyking was the recipient of the 2014 Center for Ethical Leadership Legacy Leadership Award, Tabor 100 2016 Crystal Eagle Award. He is also an inaugural member of the Seattle Music Commission and past fellow with national green advocacy organization, Green For All.