Victoria Smith Ellison Senior Restorative Justice Specialist

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Victoria joined Umoja in July of 2017 and is a Senior Restorative Justice Specialist. As a Sr. Restorative Justice Specialist at Marshall Metropolitan High School, she runs the Peace Room; A space to use restorative practices to resolve conflict within the school.


In an effort to make restorative justice initiatives ongoing and sustainable, she also coaches, collaborates, and consults with adults to support them as they incorporate restorative practices in their day-to-day work. Before joining Umoja, Victoria completed her master’s in social service administration from the University of Chicago. She received her B.A. in Educational Studies from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) in 2015.