HealingWorks Communities Director

Michael Rowe joined the Vera Institute of Justice in May 2015 as a case coordinator with Common Justice. In 2016, he was promoted to the position of HealingWorks Program Director. He began his social service career at Exodus Transitional Community as a contract coach. He also mentored youth, ages 16 to 24, in the ARCHES program. Previously, Michael worked as a community health advocate in the Coming Home Program at St. Luke’s Hospital. He has a keen desire to deter young people from committing violent crime and a commitment to serving crime victims. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in social studies from Bard College and a Master of Professional Studies from the New York Theological Seminary.

"I work at Common Justice because I believe healing is the foundation of personal growth, productivity, and love."