Specializing in Restorative Justice and Communication Practices
I am a facilitator of change, a relationship builder, and a conflict transformer. I believe that we all have the capacity to work through conflict and disagreement to cultivate more compassionate and respectful relationships with our colleagues, families, and community. Empathy, integrity and accountability guide my work and enable me to connect authentically with you and your world.
Relevant in 2022 & Beyond
As restorative practices spread around the world, scholars and practitioners have begun to ask very important questions: How should restorative practices be taught? What educational structures and methods are in alignment with restorative values and principles?
“Once you do away with the idea of people as fixed, static entities,
then you see that people can change, and there is hope.”
”Kathleen is a titan and a foundation who has done extraordinary work in advancing the field of Restorative Justice. Under Kathleen's leadership, Longmont became an epicenter for Restorative Justice in Colorado. Kathleen has that unique ability to attract, inspire, and motivate people to do their best work..."
-Colorado State Senator Pete Lee
“Ideally, what I would like to see is that every police department has the opportunity to use and make referrals to RJ instead of charging someone. It's happening way less than I thought.”
-Officer Staci Stallings, How To Love Your Enemy