K. Wyking Garrett

Third-generation community builder, social entrepreneur and current President and CEO of Africatown Community Land Trust in Seattle, WA. Wyking design programs and initiatives that catalyze, mobilize and activate communities for sustainable social impact. He has been a co-catalyst for numerous ventures including the Africatown Seattle community development initiative, Liberty Bank Building, Umoja PEACE Center, Hack The CD, Black Dot, Umoja Fest and Africatown Center for Education Innovation. Wyking was an inaugural member of the Seattle Music Commission and a past fellow with a national advocacy organization, Green For All. He has been honored with the Center for Ethical Leadership Legacy Leadership Award, Tabor 100 Crystal Eagle Award and was recognized as Seattle Magazine’s most influential people of 2019 and Seattle Times’ thirteen most influential people of the decade.

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