Charles Madden
Charles is the former executive director of the Wilmington HOPE Commission, a nonprofit focused on community development and reducing violence in the city. Among his accomplishments in that role are the successful advocacy for state adoption of a reentry plan and oversight of the construction of “Center of Hope,” a one-stop reentry center leveraging resources for employment, mental/physical health, etc. Charles is a Leadership Delaware graduate and an Advisory Committee member for United Way’s Strong Neighborhoods program.