Dekonti Mends-Cole

  • Director of Policy
  • Center for Community Progress



Dekonti Mends-Cole serves as the Director of Policy for the Center for Community Progress.   Prior to joining Center for Community Progress in September 2015, Dekonti worked in Detroit as the Deputy Director of Dispositions for the Detroit Land Bank Authority overseeing disposition, property management and compliance programs.  In addition, she served as a fellow with the White House Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative embedded in the City of Detroit’s Law Department.