Staff Attorney [Youth: Education, Advocacy & Restorative Services] and Restorative Practices Lead
Chelsea has served as a restorative facilitator and Youth Advocate Attorney at the Legal Rights Center since 2015., As the Restorative Practices Lead for the Youth: Education, Advocacy & Restorative Services program, she is responsible for managing the day to day work of all youth referred to the LRC for restorative Family Group Conferencing, and works closely with all referral partners.
Before she was an attorney, Chelsea worked as a high school English and Reading teacher in New Orleans, where her dedication to positively challenging students and supporting their goals was recognized by the New York Times Magazine.. Based on her teaching experience, she has taken special interest in developing a Know Your Rights curriculum that can be meaningfully received and practiced by youth.
Chelsea graduated from the Northeastern University School of Law.. One result of her work with a restorative justice clinic there received national media attention and became the subject of a school-produced documentary.
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