Dina Thompson

Executive Director

Dina Thompson is the Executive Director and a founding member of Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition and serves as an adjunct professor of Restorative Practice at University at Buffalo Department of Social Work. Read More 

Saafir Northington

Youth Coordinator

Saafir Northington is a youth coordinator at ECRJC.  He is currently working on his Masters degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Canisius College where he also received his undergraduate degree in Human Services with a minor in schools and community. Read More

Executive Director

Marie Moy

Marie Moy is the ECRJC Director of Operations, and a member of the restorative practices training team.  She is a graduate of Northeastern Seminary of Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester with a MA in Theology and Social Justice, and of Indiana University, Bloomington with a BS in Biochemistry.  Read More

Director of Operations

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Lindsay Acker

Program and Case Coordinator

At ECRJC, Lindsay's role as the program and case coordinator encourages and supports accountability and healing in communities in Buffalo, NY, through community circles and restorative conferencing. Read More

Jessie Brodka

Youth Coordinator

Jessie is a youth Coordinator at ECRJC. his work focuses on youth engagement and youth leadership recruitment. He is an experienced circle facilitator, workshop presenter, and is a trainer in restorative practices. Read More

Charis Humphrey

Youth Coordinator

Charis is grateful to be able to bring her creativity and communication skills to ECRJC as a youth coordinator. She holds a BA in Mass Media Journalism from the University of the District of Columbia... Read More

Debbie Mulhern

School Specialist 

Debbie joined our team after 20 years as an educator, including 16 years as the English teacher and assistant principal at the St. Augustine Campus of the NatitivyMiguel Middle School of Buffalo located in the Eastside of Buffalo...

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