Kristin McKay


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  • 41205 Restorative Justice Interventions: Anti-Racist Practice + Facilitation

Job experience

  • Director of Transformative Justice at Walter Payton College Prep HS, Chicago Public Schools 

  • Director, External Affairs, Umoja Chicago

  • Director of Restorative Justice, Umoja Chicago

  • Restorative Justice Practitioner, Umoja Chicago

  • Founder, A Just Approach: Equity-Centered Consulting 

Fields of Special Interest

  • Restorative Justice Practice

  • Educational Equity + Educator Training 

  • Anti-racism, self-awareness, and intersectionality 

  • Education + Criminal Justice Reform

Publications or presentations (last 3 years)

  • Wolcott School’s Tyree Institute Annual SEL Conference Presentation, “Adult Accountability and Self-Awareness”

  •  Wolcott School’s Tyree Institute Annual Community Lecture Series, “Increasing Self-Awareness to Decrease Unintended Harm”

  •  LEAP InnovatED Summit Presentation, “Foundations of Restorative Justice”

  •  Wolcott School’s Tyree Institute Annual SEL Conference Keynote Lecture, “Understanding Harm and the Importance of School-Based Restorative Practice”