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Dr. Artika Tyner Received the Kay Pranis Award
Lawyer, Author, and Speaker honored for her commitment to building restorative communities
Over the past decade, Dr. Tyner has been an advocate for restorative practices. She was first introduced to restorative justice at Hamline University where she earned a Certificate in Conflict Studies. Dr. Tyner has provided restorative justice training in schools, published articles on restorative justice, and participated in community circles.
Dr. Tyner believes principles of restorative justice are integral to building strong communities and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusivity. "Restorative justice draws upon principles of community-building, reconciliation, and peacemaking. Through the practical implementation of restorative practices, key stakeholders are drawn together to resolve a conflict collectively and address the future impact of the conflict," Tyner stated.
ABOUT DR. TYNER
Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, author, sought after speaker, and advocate for justice. At the University of St. Thomas College of Education, Leadership & Counseling, Dr. Tyner serves as a public policy/leadership professor. She trains graduate students to serve as social engineers who create new inroads to justice and freedom.
Dr. Tyner is committed to empowering others to lead within their respective spheres of influence. She has also developed leadership educational materials for K-12 students, college/graduate students, faith communities and nonprofits. Her research focuses on diversity/inclusion, community development, and civil rights. She has presented her research and conducted leadership training programs both nationally and internationally. www.artikatyner.com
Planting People Growing Justice