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Curtis Watkins

Director, National Homecomers Academy

Curtis Watkins is the Director National Homecomers Academy, Phelps Stokes’ program designed to assist persons who are “Homecomers” – those who are returning to society following incarceration.  Before launching NHA, Mr. Watkins founded and was the Executive Director of LifeSTARTS Youth & Family Services, a nonprofit organization supporting youth and their families.  Mr. Watkins also promotes key partnerships, serving on three nonprofit Boards: Time Bank Youth Court, NPower of the Greater Washington Region, and the Ward 7 Nonprofit Network.  Additionally, Mr. Watkins is a 2007–2008 Nonprofit Roundtable Fellow. Mr.

Watkins is frequently a featured speaker on issues related to youth development, violence prevention, and community development having appeared before congressional committee and city agencies as well as on television interviews.  You may contact Mr. Watkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.