Rodney Fuller, currently the Director of DC Programs at City Kids Wilderness Project. For three years Rodney has provided professional oversight & management, programmatic direction, and operational support to DC-based programs. Specializing in community-based organizations with a focus on youth development, long-term family engagement, supportive housing, staff management, and internal systems aligned with a DEIJ
focus. Rodney honed his skills and fueled his passion for community engagement through his 20 years of service to the youth of the DMV. Matriculating through Morgan State University, Delaware State University, five years of service in DCPS’ OST office, six years of operational management for DC Charter schools, and ten over years of nonprofit leadership. As a lifelong PG county resident and native of Fort Washington, Maryland. Rodney has dedicated much of his career to championing community-based organizations whose mission is to support and develop youth and enhance underserved communities in the DMV.
Rodney Fuller has a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to community engagement and youth development in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. His background in education, operational management, and nonprofit leadership has equipped him with the skills needed to provide professional oversight and direction to programs that focus on youth development.
Rodney’s expertise in areas such as long-term family engagement, supportive housing, staff management, and internal systems with a focus on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) aligns with the contemporary needs of community-based organizations. His dedication to supporting and developing youth, especially in underserved communities, demonstrates a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of young people in the DMV area.
Given his educational background, including matriculation through Morgan State University and Delaware State University, as well as his extensive experience working in DCPS’ Out-of-School Time (OST) office, operational management for DC Charter schools, and nonprofit leadership, Rodney appears to have a well-rounded understanding of the educational landscape and the challenges faced by youth in the DMV region.
As a lifelong Prince George’s County resident and native of Fort Washington, Maryland, Rodney’s personal connection to the community likely enhances his ability to understand and address the specific needs of the local population. His commitment to community-based organizations reflects a desire to contribute to the well-being and development of the community he calls home.
Rodney’s interests outside of work, such as history, oceanography, and fishing, suggest a well-rounded individual with diverse passions and a curiosity that may further enrich his ability to connect with and inspire the youth he serves.