Director of Community Justice
Kelly Doyle is Director of Community Justice within the Center’s National Training and Technical Assistance team. In this capacity, she provides leadership for the Center’s National Community Courts Initiative and works to assist communities across the country as they reconceptualize what justice can look like to better serve individuals, families, and communities. Prior to coming to the Center, Ms. Doyle served in a variety of leadership positions at the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO). Dedicated to advancing economic mobility for people impacted by the criminal-legal system, she led the launch of CEO’s evidence-based employment reentry model in nine cities across Oklahoma, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Ms. Doyle also led the development and implementation of JusticeLink, a one-stop connecting those navigating the criminal-legal system to a full spectrum of community-based and court navigation services in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2019, Ms. Doyle was appointed to the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board where she served as the only social worker. She began her career in international aid, completing tours in Darfur, South Sudan, and the hurricane-affected areas of Louisiana. She holds an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. from the University of Montana.