University of Chicago
Kathryn Bocanegra, A.M., M.A., L.C.S.W., is a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Kathryn’s fields of interest include community violence prevention, traumatic loss and complex trauma, sentencing policy and criminal justice reform. Kathryn has been appointed to several criminal justice reform initiatives including the Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council and the Governor’s Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform. Kathryn has experience providing clinical supervision to masters-level social workers and has led various community-based public safety initiatives. Kathryn’s experience also includes consulting for national policy initiatives focused on local strategies for decarceration such as the Alliance for Safety and Justice.