Darnell brings years of personal and professional knowledge in base building, community leadership development, political education, and community building. Darnell's recent work has been focused on fighting the root causes of gentrification and displacement via the lens of stable communities, economic justice, good jobs, democratic participation, public good, and healthy environments. He works tirelessly in building power for long-term transformative change in our neighborhood, city, state, and region. Darnell joined RTTC’s staff in 2014 after years of community and labor organizing focusing on the intersections of race, class, gender, and oppression. Darnell is a founding member of the African American Theatre Company at the University of Louisville and has been seen on stage with Actor's Theatre of Louisville, the Kentucky Opera, and the Juneteenth Legacy Theatre.