Jubilee Home is led by a wonderful staff who manage the day-to-day operations of the home.
The Jubilee Home Board of Directors is comprised of eight community members who come from a variety of backgrounds. The board provides direction and guidance for Jubilee Home.
Jubilee Home Staff
Leticia C. Ross, MSW, Program Director
Leticia is an Eastern North Carolina native who now calls Durham home. Inspired by the city’s rich history, she actively engages in opportunities to collaborate with others who desire to see all Durham residents thrive. As a graduate of North Carolina Central University, she aims to employ her social work education as a tool to empower individuals who desire a new way of life following their encounter with the criminal justice system. She believes we all have a responsibility to each other and our community, especially the most vulnerable among us who are impacted by systemic barriers. She has a diverse background in direct support services, administration, and program management.
David Logan, CPSS, Administrator and House Manager
David Barry Logan, from Danville, VA, has lived in the Raleigh/Durham area for more than 20 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Averett University in Danville, VA; and he has completed post graduate courses in Sociology (NCCU) and Counseling (Apex School of Theology). David has over 20 years of management, administrative, and nonprofit experience.
Hasan Salih, Peer Support Staff
Hasan grew up in the Hickstown neighborhood of Durham, and has been in recovery for over 8 years. Hasan brings an extensive knowledge of Durham’s recovery and social resources and a peer to peer focused approach to Jubilee Home, drawing from his personal journey and his time working at Sunrise Recovery Resource Center to make resident care relational. Hasan’s quiet and calm presence is a steadying influence on the culture and atmosphere at Jubilee Home, which is a critical element to creating a peaceful place for people to come.
Holly McCoy, CPSS, Community Health Worker
Holly was born and raised in Durham and graduated from Riverside High School. She earned her certificate as a Community Health Worker through Durham Tech. Holly uses her personal experiences with mental health and substance abuse to connect with the residents of Jubilee Home and walk alongside them on their own path to stability. Her experiences have taken her from New York to Southern California, as well as Atlanta and Memphis. In her free time, Holly loves to dance, read, and spend time with her three children.
Dave Crispell, Co-founder and Executive Director
Born of red clay and nourished in the waters of the Eno River, Rev. Dave Crispell is a born and raised Durhamite who loves this place. He is eternally grateful to the Eno, Occneechi, and Tuscaroran indigenous peoples who cared for this land long before his own people immigrated here. He is Amber’s husband, Asher and Zekie’s pape, Mark and Peter’s brother, Pat and Gary’s son, and Matti’s owner. Along with the titles of neighbor, coach, and co-worker, he is also co-founder and executive director of Jubilee Home.
Jubilee Home is host to a variety of interns at any given time including students from North Carolina Central, Duke Divinity School, and some community partnerships.
Jubilee Home Board of Directors
DeWarren K. Langley
DeWarren K. Langley is a Durham native and serves as the Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Foundation, Inc. DeWarren holds a BS in Business Management & Economics with a minor in Leadership Studies from Hampton University and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law from North Carolina Central. Currently, DeWarren worships as a member of First Calvary Baptist Church where he is active with the Young Adults Ministry, Male Summit Ministry, Project FINE and Budget Committee.
Jennifer is from the Western North Carolina, and moved to the area to attend UNC. After graduating she served as a teacher in Durham Public Schools for 15 years, and now serves as student pastor at Crosspointe Church in Cary, NC. Jennifer’s extensive experience with young people also includes volunteering at CA Dillon Youth Development Center, where she served as a tutor for incarcerated young men.
Annette Love was born in New York City and was raised by her grandmother in North Carolina. Pastor Love’s experiences include working with the Durham Crisis Response Center, the Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham, running the Faith Based Service Network, and serves the New Home Association of the Missionary Baptist Church.
Rev. Allen Jones is a long time Durham resident originally from Warren County, NC. He is funeral director in long term recovery who also serves as the director of Change Paths Ministries helping his neighborhood with the clothing, food, and spiritual resources we all need.
John Collins is a Charlotte area native who now calls Hillsborough home. As a formerly incarcerated person, John took advantage of all the educational, social, spiritual, growth, and recovery opportunities available to him while serving his sentence. He now works in civil engineering project management at the same company he went to work for on work release in 2004. John remains active in the recovery community, continues to sponsor inmates at Orange County Correctional and serves a number of organizations working to empower people returning home from incarceration.
Amber grew up in Colorado and moved to Durham 14 years ago, where she co-founded Jubilee Home with her husband Dave. Amber has worked in Durham Public schools for 13 years, and is in the Coordinating Circle for Restorative Justice Durham where she works with young people to divert them away from the justice system.
George O’Briant has lived in Durham for over 25 years. He is formerly incarcerated and in recovery and brings a wealth of firsthand knowledge and empathy to the board. He is a case manager at the Criminal Justice Resource Center, an avid sports fan, and regularly returns to prison to work with people walking a road he understands and knows.
Raquel Binder, MPH, PhD
Raquel is Swiss with Colombian heritage and has spent 8+ years in North Carolina where she met her husband while studying at UNC. She is a global health and infectious disease researcher who greatly enjoys capacity building.