JAMES E. WARREN is the Founder & Executive Director of Center for Community Development in Chicago. He has over 20 years experience in community organizing. Mr. Warren founded the Center for Community Development in 2004 to provide guidance, support and resources to inner city boys.
In addition to his work with the Center for Community Development, Mr. Warren serves as a consultant to several not-for-profit organizations. His areas of expertise are Mentoring, Entrepreneurship, Community Development and Non-Profit Management. He received his Masters in Community Development from North Park University in the fall of 2006. Mr. Warren is the author of the recently released book, “Steps to Manhood.”
ALICIA J. WARREN is the Vice President and Treasurer of Center for Community Development in Chicago. Born and raised in West Englewood, she brings a sincere love for people and outstanding administrative skills to CCD.
Her areas of expertise are Administration and Technical Support. Alicia received her Bachelors in Computer Science from Chicago State University in the spring of 1989.
TERRELL E. THOMAS is the Director of the Men’s Programs for the Center for Community Development. Raised in South Shore, Terrell has a passion for equipping men to be leaders in their homes and their community.
Mr. Thomas currently serves as pastor of Zion Temple Church of Christ in Sacramento, CA. There he is active in Cops and Clergy, a project that pairs local ministers with local law enforcement officers to build community trust and reduce gang violence through outreach and intervention.
DOREATH LOMAX is the Director of Community Development for the CCD. Ms. Lomax holds dual master’s degrees in parenting education/family support and adult education. She is committed to serving parents and helping youth reach their full potential.
Ms. Lomax has more than 24 years of experience working in higher education and currently is an instructor at Ball State University.