Michael E. Collins, Jr. MPA

Michael E. Collins, Jr. is a Program Associate with KHA Inc. He has more than 10 years of experience in program development and community engagement in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He is guided by a deep commitment to social justice with an active analytical and impact-centered approach.

As a Project Consultant, Mr. Collins led activities for the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development’s (CNHED) Asset Building Policy Project, an advocacy and research-based initiative aimed at leveraging greater public support for improving the financial standing of low- and moderate-income residents in the nation’s capital in collaboration with the Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB). Previously, he was a National Urban Fellow at the Urban Land Institute, where he supported programmatic efforts by developing member-focused projects, programs, and communications that support and advocate for the creation of health, thriving communities.

Mr. Collins earned a BA in African American Studies from Morehouse College and an MPA from Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs.