Derona King, Coordinator and Executive Director. Derona grew up in southern New Jersey and attended Rutger’s University where she majored in Political Science. After moving to Georgia in 1985 and starting her family, she pursued her graduate studies at the Atlanta School of Biblical Studies majoring in Biblical Counseling.
Derona began her career with Citizen Advocacy in 1993 as an Associate Coordinator with Atlanta Citizen Advocacy and has been the Coordinator of Citizen Advocacy of Atlanta & DeKalb since March 2007. “The simplicity of Citizen Advocacy is brilliant, yet complex. One human accepting an invitation to align themselves personally with another human is one way ordinary people get to show up and do something meaningful and potentially lasting in their community, and I get to play a small part in that,” says Derona.
Derona King, Director