Karla Broady

Karla Broady

Karla Broady has close to 10 years of experience doing conflict resolution and mediation work. Much of this time has been spent at the National Conflict Resolution Center.  She is currently the Coordinator for NCRC’s Restorative Justice Program in San Diego County where she supports the RJ Specialists who work to help strengthen relationships and build positive environments in schools. Additionally, Karla is also a Community Circle Facilitator and Mentor at NCRC. She is passionate about using circles as a container for storytelling, self-reflection and connection and to training others to use this process to increase understanding and resolve conflict.  Karla has focused much of her time and attention in her career to creating belonging and to fostering positive relationships in schools, families and community organizations.  As a trainer and facilitator at NCRC, Karla specializes in Community Building and Restorative Circles, Community Mediation, Facilitated Dialogues, the ART of Inclusive Communication, and the Bystander Training.  Karla is a New York native, is bilingual, and has worked extensively with recent immigrants, inmates, parents and those who have experienced trauma.


  • Curriculum Design and Implementation
  • Restorative Justice, Certification
  • Mediation Training
  • Positive Parenting
  • Trauma Informed

Education & Professional Affiliations

  • MA in International Educational Development/Peace Education from
  • Teacher’s College, Columbia University
  • BA in Sociology/Anthropology from Guilford College

Training Experience & Specialties

  • Restorative Circles
  • Community Building Circles
  • Facilitated Dialogues
  • Artful Conversation
  • Art of Inclusive Communication (ARTIC)
  • Bias and Anti-Racism (ARTIC 2.0)
  • Conflict Coaching
  • Mediation

Hobbies & Interests

Dancing, Camping, Art, Traveling, DJing, Playing with kids, Yoga