Senior Technical Assistance Provider

Rori Knight Durham serves with dignity and respect as a Senior Technical Assistance Provider in the Cloudburst Group’s Housing and Community Development, Housing Assistance Team (HAT) where she partners with communities to reduce racial disparities in housing outcomes.

Ms. Knight Durham possesses over 20 years of service in the District of Columbia’s homeless continuum serving with community providers, the Continuum of Care Lead Agency, and the Department of Human Services. Rori was instrumental in many projects; most recently, she helped move over 90 families into leased apartment homes from a shelter in a former hospital utilizing Rapid Rehousing subsidies. She also partnered with other District government agencies in the Calling All Sectors Initiative (CASI) to fight racial and economic disparities in maternal and infant health, assessing racial equity and strengthening partnerships throughout the District.

Rori Knight Durham has a Master of Divinity from Virginia Union University Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in Richmond Virginia, a Master of Social Work degree from Howard University in the District of Columbia, and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina.