Founder & President

Grace C. Weltman, Founder

Grace Welt­man, Founder of Com­mu­ni­ties in Motion has over 20 years of pub­lic pol­i­cy, non­prof­it lead­er­ship and com­mu­ni­ty devel­op­ment expe­ri­ence.  She has led many col­lab­o­ra­tive efforts focused on improv­ing social and human ser­vices. Lever­ag­ing her expe­ri­ences and exper­tise in pub­lic pol­i­cy and non­prof­it man­age­ment, Grace has been pro­vid­ing non­prof­it capac­i­ty build­ing, train­ing, and tech­ni­cal assis­tance to non­prof­it and gov­ern­ment orga­ni­za­tions, with plan­ning spe­cial­ties with plan­ning spe­cial­ties in man­age­ment, social ser­vice deliv­ery sys­tems,  data infra­struc­ture and pub­lic pol­i­cy.   Grace has exten­sive com­mu­ni­ty plan­ning, group facil­i­ta­tion, and com­mu­ni­ty engage­ment expe­ri­ence, which spans across her pro­fes­sion­al and vol­un­teer expe­ri­ence.  She has worked across a vari­ety of sec­tors that includes ear­ly child­hood edu­ca­tion, social ser­vices, home­less­ness, and youth development.

Grace received her Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence in Pub­lic Pol­icy & Man­age­ment and her Master’s in Pub­lic Pol­icy degree from the Uni­ver­sity of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Price School of Pub­lic Pol­icy. Grace also par­tic­i­pates in var­i­ous efforts impact­ing the pub­lic and non­prof­it indus­try.   Grace is cur­rent­ly an instruc­tor for the USC Safe Com­mu­ni­ties Insti­tute in which her are of focus is on Homelessness.

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