Sia Henry, J.D.

Position Title
Legal Fellow, Prison Law Office

Unit
Berkeley, CA

Bio

Sia Henry is an attorney at the Prison Law Office based in Berkeley, California where she assists with litigation, as well as monitoring correctional facilities for compliance with court orders and settlement agreements. Prior to this position, Henry was a program associate with Impact Justice’s Restorative Justice Project where she assisted jurisdictions in establishing pre-charge, restorative justice juvenile diversion programs to address the criminalization of youth as well as racial and ethnic disparities within the criminal justice system. Sia received her JD from Harvard Law School and BA from Duke University where she graduated summa cum laude. Henry joined the California Bar in December 2014.

TJE Announcements

What to Look Forward to in 2020-2021 with the TJE Center!

July 08, 2020

TJE's theme for 2020–2021 is “Futures Matter: What is the Future of Transformative Education?” As we anticipate and prepare for the future (5, 10, and 20 years out) throughout this coming year, all TJE programming and activities will be implemented virtually to maintain safe and inclusive operations in the face of COVID-19.

Here are a few programs, publications, and projects to look forward to:

Transformative Justice Studies in Sacramento

July 08, 2020

In July 2019, TJE Directors Torry Winn and Maisha Winn, along with Dr. Vajra Watson, received a $20,000 planning grant to develop an innovative learning experience. In February 2020, the Quarter @ Aggie Square committee selected their proposal as one of two programs to begin in Fall 2020.

Spencer Foundation Launch Small Learning Communities Second Convening

July 08, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Uprising occurring across the nation, TJE hosted its second Transformative Justice Teacher Education Learning Community gatherings (Funded by Spencer Foundation) in June.  With ever more relevancy, the scholars met virtually for three days to discuss and write on the topic The Future of Transformative Justice.