Kenya Edmonds

 

Kenya Edmonds is the Coordinator of the Justice Lab’s Youth Justice Initiatives team. Kenya assists with strategic planning, synthesizing, and executing various projects and events that focus on ending the punitive youth prison model and accelerating investment in those communities that have been hardest hit by youth incarceration. Previously, Kenya worked as Resource Coordinator for Center for Court Innovation, where she worked collaboratively with stakeholders in the Brooklyn arraignment, all purpose, treatment, and trial court parts to determine defendants' alternatives to bail and eligibility for BJI operating programs. Kenya obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.