Kazu Haga’s introduction to social justice came at 17, when he participated in the Interfaith Pilgrimage of the Middle Passage, a walking journey to retrace the slave trade. He is a Level II Kingian Nonviolence Trainer and the founder of the EastPoint Peace Academy. He conducts trainings and presentations in schools, with youth groups, in prisons and jails, and with community leaders. He has been active in many social justice organizations and movements since 1998, including having spent 10+ years in social justice philanthropy. He currently serves on the Board of Communities United for Restorative Justice (CURYJ), PeaceWorkers, and the OneLife Institute.