Olusegun Sijuwade founded a resource group called Peacelab, that develops nonviolent interpersonal curriculum and social justice action for groups and institutions. Olu has facilitated workshops and curriculum design for the Milwaukee Peace Learning Center since 2003, focusing on 4-8th grades, and The Alma Center domestic violence intervention program.
Prior to Peacelab, he ran the City of Milwaukee Health Department’s violence prevention program from 1992-1999. While at the health department, he developed the Safe Night program in 1994 that has been replicated in 49 states. This same program was featured on a live broadcast called “Safe Night
USA”, June 5th, 1999, which also featured the Cosby Show’s Doug-E-Doug as the emcee. He has also served as a City of Milwaukee police officer, a juvenile correction system teacher, and a bodyguard for rap stars.
In 1999 He was recruited to be a national facilitator for the Harvard School of Public Health Violence Prevention Program.
He is a co-founder and directs the Youth Leadership Institute camps since 2000 that foster skills in community building, grant writing, conflict resolution, anti-harassment and gender violence prevention.
Olu is currently a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) working with professional, university, and youth sports programs, emergency workers, and health enthusiasts. He also offers individual and group strength and conditioning through his Superhuman program fitness classes.