Kirsten Hunter is an educator, and community activist who lives in Portsmouth, NH with her two sons. She earned a masters degree in special education from The University of New Mexico, and has worked as an educator in public schools, as well as in a variety of non-traditional education settings for more than two decades. Kirsten is currently serving as the Director of Religious Education at South Church Unitarian Universalist congregation in Portsmouth, where she works in collaboration with a multitude of volunteers to support a thriving faith community for children, youth, and families, including a comprehensive lifespan sexuality education program. Kirsten is deeply committed to working for social justice within her own community as well as in the larger world, and is particular energized by opportunities to engage children and youth in social justice work.