Efraín Marimón is an assistant teaching professor at Penn State’s College of Education. Dr. Marimón develops community-embedded programs related to social justice, human rights, law, and education. He is the director of the Restorative Justice Initiative and D.C. Social Justice Teaching Fellowship, and founded the Street Law Program at Penn State Law. He also conducts training on law-related education for international groups.
Dr. Marimón is the founder and director of the Restorative Justice Initiative housed in Penn State’s College of Education. The RJI comprises a group of faculty members, graduate students, and stakeholders dedicated to restoring and empowering individuals who are incarcerated by providing programming and educational opportunities in multiple correctional facilities in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Marimón is also the founder and director of D.C. Social Justice Teaching Fellowship. The Fellowship is a collaborative project between the College of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Office of Multicultural Programs, and Georgetown Law in Washington, D.C. He also teaches, supervises, and supports law students in the Street Law Program, where law students teach law-related lessons on the constitution and human rights to middle school students and high school students in the State College Area School District and Bellefonte Area School District.