Johanna Leal has 20 years of experience designing and implementing innovative programs for criminal justice and human services agencies, courts, schools and non-profit organizations. Some of these programs include reentry programs in prisons, parole and jails, justice reinvestment programs in the community, restorative practices in schools, and specialized workforce development programs for youth, women and formerly incarcerated people.
She has also designed strength-based training, coaching and implementation models to support organizations leading change initiatives. Johanna enjoys working with multiple systems to increase collective impact and tackle complicated problems. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver, a Bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology and Education from the University of California at Santa Cruz and is member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).