As senior associate for justice education at the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ), Angela Kelly facilitates leadership development for people seeking to be more effective activists through strengthening existing justice education programs and creating new training tools and opportunities, particularly for youth and young adults.
Angela has worked with a range of grassroots and nonprofit initiatives related to peace, community development, youth empowerment, and social, racial and gender justice, and has facilitated workshops on community organizing, civic engagement, health equity, and service-learning. Prior to joining UUCSJ, she most recently served as the director of resident leadership & services in a community action program in Boston’s Dudley Square neighborhood and on the faculty and steering committee of the Mel King Institute for Community Building.
Angela’s journey has also included peace and human rights delegations to Asia and the Middle East, involvement with women’s health organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, and with refugee solidarity efforts at the borders of Greece. She has a BA in public & community service studies; a graduate certificate in women, politics & public policy; and an MS in mental health counseling, with a focus on trauma, injustice, and empowerment.
Angela may be contacted at akelly [at] uucsj [dot] org and (617) 301-4381.