Aqeela Sherrills is a spirit-centered organizer and activist who has worked for three decades to promote community ownership of public safety and facilitate healing from violence in marginalized communities.
Elizabeth “E” Ruebman
Elizabeth “E” Ruebman is a pioneering policy expert and advocate on victim services, violence reduction, and public safety.
Kyra Dunson possesses extensive experience in business management and operations.
Latrina Kelly-James has 20 years of experience building and advocating for marginalized communities.
Zakiya Kyle, a warrior for social/ economic justice, has a lifelong commitment and a 20 year track record in the nonprofit sector.
Haleemah’s focus is on community violence interventions and community economic development to advance racial & economic justice.
Jen Gannett has a passion for identifying and strengthening systems, policies, supports and funding opportunities.
Shaun D. Emerson
Shaun D. Emerson is an urban affairs and management specialist who has worked for three decades to promote human development and community well-being.
Alisa Blair brings 20 years of experience as a practitioner in the criminal legal system with an emphasis on youth justice.
Teneishae Coleman brings her financial and accounting background to supporting growing nonprofit organizations.
Kris Arroyo's commitment to preventing gun violence is at the center of her career from the school level to the national level.
A workforce, reentry, and community development professional working 30+ years with ex-offenders, high risk adults, and community and faith-based organizations.
Believes passionately in the importance of empowering economically challenged communities and youth in ways that strengthen their resolve to become active, effective change agents for their community.
Heidi D. Johnson
Heidi Johnson bridges the gap between unused resources and those in need, while sharing her life experiences in an effort to heal, and restore balance.
Reberta Charles has a deep appreciation for how nonprofits seek to improve the quality of life for Black and brown communities.
David Guizar brings a rich history of working with community intervention and public safety initiatives.
Lisa Long also works as an Investigative Assistant in the homicide unit at the Fayetteville Police Department.
Larita Barnes is a licensed and ordained pastor with over 25 years’ experience in consultancy and advocacy.
In addition to dozens of CBPS experts , our team consists of:
Doreen Minor, Administrative Coordinator
Key Capacity Building Experts
Toby Saunders, Workforce Development and Education
K Bain, Organizational development
Deysi Maury, CRM, Data, and Finance
Melvin Haywood, Organizational Development
Daamin Durden, Field Operations
Khaatim Sherrer-El, Results Driven Consulting
Ron Holtz Studio
Jeff Heckman Video