It Takes A Village Nation
Chris is currently Program Counsel with the Education Equity Team at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee continuing his longstanding work on disparate school discipline and discrimination issues. Prior to joining CLC, he worked for the Equal Justice Society, focusing on similar issues and serving as their lead implicit bias trainer, presenting more than 60 implicit bias trainings across the country to a variety of audiences including, lawyers, state and federal judges, parents, teachers, community organizations, medical professionals, and more.
Chris began his legal career in 2012 with the ACLU of Northern California as the Racial Justice Project Fellow, where he also worked on school-to-prison pipeline issues. Chris is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law. He also holds an MS in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University and a BS in Political Science and BA in Criminal Justice, both from North Carolina Central.