Julie Craven currently serves as Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives at Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Minneapolis, and supports restorative justice and healing work in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Following a career in marketing and communications, this former executive and communications expert speaks to secondary trauma and the ripple effects of harm in the Church and in communities. She has completed training in restorative justice and circle practices with the Minnesota Peacebuilding Initiative, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, and the University of San Diego. She is pursuing a graduate degree in Restorative Justice at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University. Her complete bio can be found here.
Sat October 31, 2020