Adilah Muhammad is a native of Decatur, Georgia. She moved to Maine in 2001. As a real estate investor, Adilah became interested in the role public policy was playing in the neighborhoods and communities in which she invested. She speaks about that work in addition to starting a non-profit called The Third Place. Adilah also talks about her community, religion, volunteer work, and homeschooling her children for a period of time. She is intrigued by the many factors that lead to community vitality or decline and their ultimate effect on individual households.