David Crowley

David brings over fifteen years of leadership in the nonprofit sector to the founding of SCI. Prior to starting SCI, David served as Executive Director of Generations Incorporated, which under his leadership grew into a national model for intergenerational programming. He also started and directed the Kentucky Community Service Commission, a state entity appointed by the Governor responsible for AmeriCorps and other service programs. David graduated from Harvard University in 1991 with an A.B. in Government, and from Woburn High School in 1987. He is a member of the LeadBoston Class of 2000 and was chosen for the Social Innovation Forum in 2003.


Expanding Cultural Connections

This program year we are expanding the successful Cultural Connections Supper Clubs. Diverse groups of teens and adults will learn about new cultures by cooking their cuisine together. Read More...
A photograph of JFK

Answering the Call to Service

What was President Kennedy’s greatest accomplishment? A good case certainly can be made for avoiding a devastating nuclear war in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, but his call to service has to be right up there.  During one of yesterday’s JFK remembrances on WBUR, I was reminded of… Read More »Answering the Call to Service

Community Assets and Perception

Yesterday Sandy Maxey and I were exchanging Tweets about the merits of taking an asset-based approach to community and economic development. As I said to Sandy, when facilitating community planning, we usually start by asking people to talk about assets they see in the community. Even when it’s a simple icebreaker at… Read More »Community Assets and Perception