Kristen Powers is a Southerner on a mission to advance racial equity across the region. She is fortunate to work as SCSJ’s Advocacy Coordinator, helping the voting rights and criminal and youth justice teams create impactful educational campaigns and policy efforts. Her most recent projects include the North Carolina Raise the Age Campaign, Fair Chance Business Certification, and implementing restorative justice practices in school.
Kristen grew up on a farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is now lucky to call Saxapahaw, the little village by the Haw River, home.
Partnering with communities of color and economically disadvantaged communities in the south to defend and advance their political, social and economic rights through the combination of legal advocacy, research, organizing and communications.