Armand Coleman

Armand has over eight years of experience developing and leading Restorative Justice (RJ) programming. He was introduced to RJ while incarcerated as a youthful offender. While incarcerated, Armand founded the Youthful Offender Coalition for those who committed their crime under the age of 18 and Men Exploring Their Own Obstacles which addresses toxic masculinity, rape culture, and sexism. In addition to being a lead facilitator and circle keeper at TPP, Armand leads restorative justice circles and mentors’ youth through Roxbury District Court’s CHOICE Program. He is the Volunteer Development and Community Outreach Coordinator at Communities for Restorative Justice. He is a former coordinator for the Bridge Project at Everyday Boston, where he also volunteers. He is also a member of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Roundtable on Racial Disparities in Massachusetts Courts and facilitates circles for first-year law students at Harvard Law School.