National Organizer/Workshop Facilitator
Ryan Lents is a trainer for Crossroads National, also providing support to Chicago ROAR, where he began as a leadership team member in 2017. He has worked with Catholic parishes and people of faith on a wide range of initiatives, including justice education and programming, advocacy, restorative justice, and fostering partnerships and collaboration between local, state, and national organizations working on issues of Catholic Social Teaching. Ryan graduated from Catholic Theological Union in 2018 with an MA in Justice Ministry, with an emphasis on racial justice, reconciliation, and peacebuilding. Originally from Indianapolis, IN, Ryan and his family reside in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.