Kristin McKay Restorative Justice Director

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Kristin McKay, A.M., '14, is the Director of Restorative Justice at Umoja Student Development Corporation.

Included in her work, Kristin oversees operations of the Restorative Justice Team and school partnerships, interfaces with external restorative justice organizations in Chicago, and facilitates portions of Umoja’s Restorative Practices professional development trainings for Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers and administrators. Her passion for social justice, education, and dedication to decreasing structural inequality has led her to non-punitive conflict resolution in CPS schools. She comes to this work with a background in international teaching, criminal defense work in Chicago, and a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago.