Sarah Silvas-Bernstein is a dedicated advocate, educator, and professional, contributing to the eradication of oppression through proactive and responsive approaches for effective social change. Her work and research are rooted in the practices and principles of restorative and social justice as a means to increase institutional and personal capacity, well-being, and resilience. Sarah's professional experience as a Title IX Coordinator, volunteer experience with anti-oppression advocacy agencies, and on-going work as a Restorative Justice Facilitator and Community Member with local organizations bolster her commitment to lifelong and fulfilling community-based work. She holds a dual undergraduate degree in Organizational Leadership and Business Management from Graceland University. Sarah is currently pursuing an MS in the psycho-social and cultural aspects of dress paired with a graduate certificate in gender, power, and difference from Colorado State University. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending quality time with her husband, walking with her dogs on the vast trails in Boulder, CO, tending to her plants, and expanding her vintage textiles collection.