Alliance of Concerned Men

Our Team

Makes an Impact

Our work at ACM is only possible through the hard work and genuine passion of our staff, volunteers, and community partners. Together, we make a team that not only reflects the communities we serve but is built from members of those communities. The inside knowledge, resilience, and growth of our team members has strengthened our abilities to serve at-risk youth and families.

Alliance of Concerned Men



Terrance Staley served his country through three tours in Iraq and is a recipient of the Army’s Combat Action Badge. He now serves his community through Alliance of Concerned Men (ACM) conflict resolution initiatives and transformational programs and has received certification from Harvard University. He is a TA (Technical Assistant) to IIR, LISC, the White House Intervention Collaborative Task Force, and CBPS Collective.

As ACM Executive Director, he manages a budget of $7 million and a staff of 53. He creates and coordinates all internal programming, including:

  • Developing strategies and consulting services for national and international partners
  • Creating organic approaches to public safety
  • Overseeing two Cure Violence Programs in the District of Columbia
  • Overseeing Community Health Initiative
  • Directing the OG Initiative for DOJ
  • Directing the ACM Summer Program
  • Directing the DCPS Conflict Resolution and Implementation Program

Previously, Terrance held the position of Director of Operations of the Alliance of Concerned Men, where he oversaw the coordination of all ACM programs and fundraised for government and foundation grants. He directed program development and execution protocols, managed a budget of $1.5 million, and supervised a staff of 10. Moreover, Terrance supervised over three studies and assessments of the American University Conflict Resolution Train the Trainer program, jointly created with ACM, which has been a pivotal tool in reducing violence and conflicts in the local community.

In August of 2020, Terrance was appointed as the Director of the Conflict Resolution Manual Train the Trainer program, which he successfully replicated in educational institutions both nationally and internationally, including Chester community charter schools in Chester, PA, and in Denmark. In November of 2019, Terrance became Program Coordinator of the Credible Messenger Initiative from the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, where he supervised a staff of 8 who managed a caseload of 34 youths.

Terrance managed, supervised, trained, and counseled ten government contractors and managed programmatic budgets annually. He also developed social media campaigns to connect virtually with clients and ensured compliance with all COVID-19 safety protocols. Additionally, Terrance partnered with 96.3 FM VJ EZ Street to create programming for at-risk youth, which facilitated weekly youth virtual engagement utilizing the Conflict Resolution Manual. He developed city-wide alliance partners that remain strong allies today.



Alliance of Concerned Men
Alliance of Concerned Men




  • After School Programs
  • Georgetown University STEM Tutoring

  • Location and Return of Absconded Youth


  • Job Readiness

  • Leadership Coaching
  • Life Skills Training

  • Re-entry Programs


  • Family Strengthening

  • Father Initiative

  • Conflict Resolution


  • Wrap Around Care
  • Cultural Enrichment
  • DC Peace Academy
  • Violence Prevention
  • Mental Health Services

  • Substance Abuse and Prevention

  • Community and Governmental Partnerships

  • Gang Prevention, Intervention, Mediation, and Reconciliation