Devon is the Operations & Office Associate and provides support to the Communications and IT Department of Californians for Safety and Justice.
Prior to joining Californians for Safety and Justice, Devon was at Hack the Hood where he designed websites and provided technical support to local organizations. As a contributor to Givergy, he raised money for nonprofits and large companies through auction and pledge drives.
Devon, inspired by his late brother, began his career in multimedia as an intern at Youth Radio in Oakland. He taught students social media strategy, photography, video editing and graphic design. After completing the Youth Radio internship, Devon secured an externship with Bay Area Green Tours where he focused on web design and communications to improve the company’s visibility and accessibility.
Devon is a crime survivor who has witnessed family and friends either become victims of gun violence or become entangled in the prison system. He is continuing his mother’s legacy of justice reform advocacy and is determined to change our state priorities to focus more on rehabilitation and crime prevention.