Diane Back

Program Manager

Diane holds a Masters in Social Work and serves as Program Manager for the Youth Civil Rights Academy. She comes to this role with a background in social change, community organizing, and youth development; focusing on curriculum development and inclusive teaching methodologies for educational and social justice issues. She has a passion for expanding restorative practices and community organizing with youth around access to education and leadership. Working in and around the metro‐Detroit area since moving to the area in 2012, Diane brings with her an extensive community organizing background from her time in both Chicago, IL as well as Portland, OR.