Rekia is an educator, researcher, and a Restorative Justice practitioner. She has extensive Restorative Justice research evaluation experience and frequently writes about race, feminism, labor, restorative justice. She is currently faculty at San Francisco State University’s School of Public Service and Civic Engagement. Rekia teaches classes on race, violence, feminism and internationalist forms of liberation. She is deeply centered in community and in anti-racist political organizing work in the Bay Area and internationally. Her Restorative Justice work is very much grounded in her lived commitment to a socially just world for all. She is a mother of a fantastic daughter and values the knowledges of elders in her life.