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Speaking Bio

Dev Cuny, M.Div., is a storyteller activist, restorative justice practitioner, consultant, and writer. Dev also serves as a spokesperson and advisory member for the #BornPerfect Campaign to End Conversion Therapy. Dev has shared their story in national media outlets including Huffington Post, The Guardian, VICE, New York Magazine’s The Cut, The Advocate, and Mashable. Serving many years as a Restorative Justice and Social Emotional Coach in the Oakland public school system, Dev has worked diligently to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. 


A faith-inspired advocate, Dev's life has transformed from one of rejection and pain into a life filled with hope, reconciliation, and passion for healing systemic injustice and collective liberation. 


Holding a Masters of Divinity with a focus in pastoral counseling and social justice from the Graduate Theological Union, Dev completed their Clinical Pastoral Education certification for chaplaincy at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco where they worked with patients struggling with the impact of oppression including experiencing homelessness, mental illness, and addiction. 


Tel: 617-959-1482​