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André Robinson

Mount Royal Community Development Corporation, Innovation Villages: Baltimore
Executive Director
André Robinson is a community and cultural organizer, activist and consultant with a background as a director, producer, writer, and creative-place maker. He has been working in community and cultural development and engagement for more than 30 years. He has served in an executive and creative leadership capacity on films, television, music, conferences, special events and cultural activations across the country. He is currently the executive director of Mount Royal Community Development Corporation; executive director of  Innovation Villages: Baltimore and co-chairs the community development committee for Historic Marble Hill Community Association. He also currently serves as Executive Producer of Carbon Fibre Media, a graphical content and creative studio shop based in Bed-Sty, Brooklyn NY.
He is returning to Baltimore from a city-wide restorative justice, police accountability, and economic and racial equity initiatives in Greensboro, NC with the Beloved Community Center and also served as managing director of Belafonte Enterprises (NY), executive producer for My Image Studios (Harlem), producer/director of Goodfellas of Baltimore (Fox 45), associate producer of the cult comedy hit, Friday, (starring Chris Tucker), technical director for Sony Music, artistic director of The Roger Furman Theater (Harlem), producer of The Harlem Week Festival and the Harlem Music Festival for the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, facilities manager for Walt Disney Interactive and Disney Online (North Hollywood), executive producer for NJ's Crossroads Theatre Company, (Tony Award winner for Outstanding Regional Theater and 4 Tony Award nominee including Best Musical), and executive director of The Black Filmmaker Foundation (NY & LA). Andre is proud to have served in the development and construction/rehabilitation of facilities for Crossroads Theater, My Image Studios, Lincoln Theater, Roger Furman Theater, Linen Life Gallery, Disney Interactive, and Disney Online.
His current project, building broad networks of community development around Baltimore’s Innovation Villages model, has expanded to real estate, workforce and economic development, and creative place-making while serving the expansion of conscious communities everywhere. He currently heads up the workforce and talent development initiative, The NexUS Project and serves on the board of the Innovative Housing Initiative which advocates for affordable housing opportunities, rehousing programs and technical consulting services in inclusionary housing and real estate development.