Nurturing Justice has a diverse board, council of advisors and circle of collaborators of justice committed individuals who bring their time, talent and treasure to our work.
Lisa Mullins is a retired educator, IT administrator and former owner of a behavioral health counseling agency for children and adolescents. In her community, Lisa is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Stone Mountain Lithonia Chapter; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and serves on the Board of Directors for her Homeowner’s Association and Advisory Board for Palmetto Dunes Cares, a philanthropic foundation supporting causes for children and the environment.
Rev. Kyndra Frazier
Rev. Kyndra Frazier, was recognized by the Root 100 as one of the Most Influential
African-Americans in 2020 for breaking down barriers and paving the way for future
generations in the field of mental health. She is a licensed master social worker and a
Baptist clergywoman. Kyndra served as the Associate Pastor of Congregational Care
and Wellness at First Corinthian Baptist Church, as well as the Founding Executive
Director of the HOPE Center, both located in Central Harlem of New York City from
2016-2020. During her tenure there she was awarded the American Psychiatric
Association’s Achievement Award for Innovation in the Mental Health Field. Kyndra
is currently the Founder and CEO of KYND Consulting Inc., a mental health and
wellness boutique that supports individuals, couples, and organizations in thriving
through therapeutic services, spiritual coaching, and trauma-informed trainings.
Kyndra has been featured in multiple print and digital publications including Vice
Magazine, New York Times, Sojourners Magazine, and VoyageATL Magazine.
Kyndra holds a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology, Emory
University, a Master of Social Work from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of
Science in Business Management from North Carolina A&T State University.
Rev. Pat Dolin
Rev. Pat Dolin is a retired hospice chaplain and semi-retired counselor. Her fervor for racial justice goes back to childhood and her desire is to help educate and fight for justice is her primary job at this time. She is also on the steering committee of Accompaniment and Sanctuary Coalition in Colorado Springs (ASC COS) working to provide for undocumented immigrants.
Dr. Danielle Johnson
Dr. Danielle Johnson is the Director of the Daniel Acker Scholars Program at the University atBuffalo (UB), and is a graduate of the Higher Education PhD Program from UB. Dr. Johnson currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Open Buffalo, a social justice non-profit organization in Buffalo, NY, and served as Chair of the Justice & Opportunity Coalition for the organization from August 2016 – January 2019. Dr. Johnson has provided jail support to protestors (waiting outside of holding centers for protestors to be released and transported to safe locations), demonstrated and protested at multiple demonstrations and direct actions. Dr. Johnson also serves as an Adjunct Professor in UB’s Sociology Department, where she teaches a course called SOC 204: Social Justice. Dr. Johnson is also a deeply spiritual woman and an empath who offers spiritual support and guidance to activists and organizers fighting for social change, and works to create spaces where activists and organizers are empowered to engage in healing practices.
Dr. Kris Watson
Lead Facilitator and Founder Rev. Kris Watson is a seasoned facilitator, mediator, mediation trainer, and attorney at law with deep roots in the study and practice of justice.
Dr. Ruby Wilson
The spiritual guru of the group, Rev. Ruby provides sound counsel and a refreshing approach to the work of affirming the dignity and worth of all humanity. Her focus is working with African descendant people who are descendants of American slavery.
Rev. Dr. Ruby Wilson is the Senior Pastor of Safe Haven United Church of Christ in Ridgewood, NY. Reared in Harlem’s Lincoln Houses, she is the seventh of nine children born to the late David and Dovetta Wilson. She received her a BA degree from Houghton College and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from New York Theological Seminary.
Anthony Ricco, Esq.
A native of Harlem, NY, Anthony Ricco is one of the premier criminal defense attorneys in the nation. A fierce advocate for justice and avidly opposed to the death penalty, over the past 19 years, Anthony L. Ricco has served as learned counsel on approximately 45 federal death penalty cases across the country. The recipient of numerous awards and accolades, Mr. Ricco is nationally known for his brilliance and dedication to the law. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York., The Supreme Court of the United States and Second and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also serves the indigent accused of crimes through his participation in both Federal and State Attorney including the C.J.A. Panels and Capital Panels for both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the New York State Homicide, Felony and Appellate Panels.
Rev Laura McLeod
Dr. Karyn Carlo