SACRAMENTO LEADERSHIP TEAM

DEVONE BOGGAN

DEVONE BOGGAN

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Advance Peace, DeVone served as Neighborhood Safety Director and Director of the City of Richmond (California) Office of Neighborhood Safety (ONS). As Director of ONS, DeVone was responsible for the development, implementation, and management of comprehensive approaches to reducing firearm assaults, preventing retaliation associated with firearm conflict, and transforming the lives of the city’s most lethal young men. DeVone is a national authority on urban gun violence prevention and intervention.

KHAALID MUTTAQI

KHAALID MUTTAQI

Chief Operating Officer

Khaalid is the former Director for the City of Sacramento California’s Office of Violence Prevention where he led a multi-sector collaborative and pioneered a partnership making Sacramento the first replication city for the Advance Peace strategy. He spearheaded the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan which resulted in historic reductions in gang and youth violence. Khaalid is the recipient of the National Gang Crime Research Center’s Spirit Award. He is also an adamant believer in the transformational power of creativity.
JULIUS THIBODEAUX

JULIUS THIBODEAUX

Program Manager

Julius W. Thibodeaux Jr. is the Strategy Program Manager for Advance Peace Sacramento. Julius was born to Julius W. Thibodeaux Sr and Shirley Ogletree. At the age of 2, Julius and his 3 siblings were sent to live with their maternal grandmother, Ms. Bea Ella Blanchard, in the Parchester Village area of Richmond, CA, after his mother had been sent to Prison.

 

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MARCUS MCGHEE

MARCUS MCGHEE

Lead Neighborhood Change Associate

DEDRICK SUGGS

DEDRICK SUGGS

Neighborhood Change Associate

CLEMMIE FIELDS

CLEMMIE FIELDS

Neighborhood Change Associate

FREDDIE DEARBORN JR.

FREDDIE DEARBORN JR.

Neighborhood Change Associate

EZELL HUMPHREY GRANT

EZELL HUMPHREY GRANT

Neighborhood Change Associate

GERALD HUMPHREY

GERALD HUMPHREY

Peacekeeper


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Nelson Mandela