Kendra Ogunshina is a passionate advocate of Restorative Practices which is an ethos rooted in mutual respect, cultural understanding, cooperation and accountability. She believes Restorative Practices should extend to all disciplines as it is a healthy way to deal with conflict. Kendra has a Master’s of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Management. She has been dedicated to working with the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center since 2011, where she has seen the impact the volunteers can have when assisting youth and/or adults navigate their conflicts. Kendra received her first mediation training in 1998, and she used those skills to assist Foster Children who lived in community settings navigate their conflicts. Since that time, Kendra has mediated for the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, and State of Maryland, Shared Neutrals Mediation Program. Kendra has and continues to facilitate discussion on topics such as: race and culture. Kendra is trained as a Mediation trainer. She is trained to facilitate Circles, Restorative Dialogues/Reflections, and Re-entry Mediation.