Mikayla Waters-Crittenton is executive assistant to sujatha baliga and program associate with the Restorative Justice Project. She provides training, programming, and program standardization for sexual harm, domestic, and intimate partner violence work with the Restorative Justice Project. Prior to joining Impact Justice, Mikayla served as the restorative justice specialist in the Office of Student Life at Eastern Mennonite University. There, she worked to expand conversations around responses to sexual harms and intimate partner violence.
Mikayla is a passionate teacher, trainer, and facilitator. She has developed and led restorative justice trainings, and facilitated trainings for undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff who work with and for Eastern Mennonite University. Mikayla has modeled restorative justice facilitation processes for students, and also led conferences that included elements of racial bias and gross misuse of power. Mikayla worked with the Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice and assisted with its strategic planning and visioning. She received her M.A. in restorative justice from the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University. Mikayla holds a B.A. in criminal justice and sociology from Mary Baldwin University.