Leon Nathaniel Rock is a highly regarded, respected and experienced Community Development Guru/Consultant. He has a solid track record of providing technical assistance, policy development and consulting services to housing and community development agencies at the Federal, state, local government levels. He brings extensive knowledge of the wider issues affecting community social, economic and political development. He has specialized training and expertise in community building strategies designed to help nonprofits, housing agencies, resident organizations, community development corporations and neighborhood associations reach their objectives, goals and mission.Rock has provided expert technical assistance and training in the areas of Federal, state and foundation grant writing and grant management. He also provides assistance with project management, work force development, strategic planning, social entrepreneurship, conflict resolution, Federal relocation, case management along with community and support service planning and management. He has managed a number of multi-million dollar long term community building and capacity building projects for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, including HOPE VI, Drug Elimination, Moving-To-Work and Neighborhood Networks Technical Assistance contracts. Rock has also managed multi-million dollar tasks orders and provided training and technical assistance to leading public housing agencies throughout the United States. These housing agencies have included Baltimore, Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Daytona Beach, Kansas City, Orlando, New Orleans, Seattle, Tampa, Winnebago and Winston-Salem.