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Paul DeManche

Program Manager, NALCAB


Paul DeManche is a Program Manager at NALCAB. In this role, Paul provides program support for NALCAB's Equitable Neighborhood Development and Rural Capacity Building programs. Before joining NALCAB, Paul worked as a community liaison with the Neighborhoods Partnership Network in New Orleans. He connected residents and community organizations to capacity building opportunities focusing on critical urban issues. 

Paul has also worked with the Community Innovators Lab (CoLab), a center for planning and development within the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning. At CoLab, Paul managed a fellowship program that brought together a group of labor and community leaders from around the U.S. to investigate new approaches to organizing. As part of his work with a real estate development company in Panama City, Panama, Paul managed a community center, administered properties containing a small business incubator, and co-designed a rehabilitation, job-training and entrepreneurship program for at-risk and gang-affiliated young men.

Paul has a master's degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. in International Development from McGill University.