Season 1, Episode 1: Women Colorizing Restorative Justice in White-Led Institutions with Rochelle Arms Almengor

Season 1, Episode 1: Women Colorizing Restorative Justice in White-Led Institutions with Rochelle Arms Almengor

In this episode, we speak with Rochelle Arms Almengor about her chapter in Colorizing Restorative Justice: “Women Colorizing Restorative Justice in White-Led Institutions.” Rochelle’s research is rooted both in her own experience as a restorative justice coordinator working in predominantly White-led institutions, as well as years of research working with other practitioners of color in schools. Rochelle’s chapter looks at both individual experiences navigating these institutions, as well as the broader issue of organizational leadership within schools and restorative justice programs, where those in positions of power consistently do not reflect the student communities they serve. Since the recording of this episode, Rochelle is in a new position as Assistant Professor of Peace and Social Justice Studies in historic Berea College. To learn more about her and her work, including about the Restorative Roots Collective mentioned in the episode, see rochelle-arms-almengor.com.