DeNika Turner-Stephens is the founder of Runway4Peace, a non-profit organization that seeks to showcase positivity in the community through fashion events. DeNika was inspired to create this positive outlet in the Compton community after experiencing a personal tragedy in her life. Through Runway4Peace, DeNika offers a program for girls titled Women’s Empowerment Runway Klass (WERK) that presents the fundamentals of uplifting spirit and great confidence through a fierce catwalk. Through Runway4Peace, DeNika has hosted a Prom Giveaway, and participated in Neighborhood Pride Day, Walk to Cure Breast Cancer, Safe and Sober Summer Water Giveaway, and Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway.