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Joe Peppers, Embattled Kids Hope Alliance Chief, Resigns Amid Controversy

Joe Peppers
Jennifer Blalock
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Kids Hope Alliance
Joe Peppers

Joe Peppers, embattled chief executive officer of Jacksonville’s Kids Hope Alliance, has resigned effective immediately.

Peppers departure comes amid an ongoing controversy that included the city’s top administrator placing him on administrative leave last August. 

In his resignation letter to the KHA board and community, Peppers said that his decision resulted from careful consideration.

Read more from WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.