Two videos from Michigan State University recently came to my attention. The videos demonstrate the use of restorative practices for responding to student conflict at the university...
photo from the highlands of Papua New Guinea by eGuide Travel at Flickr Creative Commons
A piece in the magazine Science titled “Turning from War to Peace in Papua New Guinea” (Vol...
This week's video features Vidia Negrea, director of Community Service Foundation of Hungary, an IIRP international affiliate, delivery her full plenary at IIRP's 15th World Conference...
Opinion: The mounting cost of violence - Rep. Mike Honda - POLITICO.com.
From the Wisconsin shooting to the war in Afghanistan, we all know that violence costs our society, whether...
A chapter about restorative practices in higher education by IIRP President Ted Wachtel and University of Vermont director of residential life Stacey Miller has been published in a new...
Today's excerpt is from Julia Steiny writing at EdWeek and also on her blog. She says there is no evidence that punitive measures work to change students' behavior. But...
Photo by Duane Brown at Flickr Creative Commons
The following story was posted at CBC News Nova Scotia, about a restorative justice program set up at Dalhousie University. IIRP hosted...
Ted Wachtel's plenary – "Defining Restorative and Building a Worldwide Restorative Practices Learning Network" – from this year's IIRP's 15th World Conference. View the video here.
Estelle Macdonald of Hull Centre for Restorative Practice
Here's a lovely piece by John Maslin from the Wanganui Chronicle about a two-day conference on the subject of Wanganui, New...
Here's another great short video from Restorative Justice Colorado. This one looks at a youth crime from a victim's point of view.
Restorative Justice In Victims Services - YouTube.
At the beginning of the summer Ted Wachtel described Nils Christie's plenary at the European Forum for Restorative Justice in Helsinki, Finland. Christie "talked about the shootings of...
I found this very impressive video on YouTube the other day through the Restorative Justice Colorado web site. Officer Greg Ruprecht of the Longmont Police speaks very movingly about...
Photo by Phillip Capper - Flickr Creative CommonsHere's bit of good news by Anne-Marie Emerson from the Wanganui Chronicle. Inspired by the city of Hull, UK, this small city in New...
Lady Justice from Flick Creative CommonsIn this recent post from the West Berkshire (UK) Council, officials report a nearly 50% reduction in the number of youth entering the youth...
An August 7, 2012 piece, "Researchers Sound Alarm Over Black Student Suspensions," at EdWeek by Nirvi Shah and Lesli A. Maxwell begins:
Nearly one in six African-American...
Nearly one in six African-American...
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada invites the public – in person or via webcast – for an event on August 14, 2012, 7:30 to 9:30pm (ET), Harbourfront Centre’s WesJet...
Earlier this summer I noted that Martin Wright received an honor at the European Forum for Restorative Justice. Here is a brand new piece by Wright, both timely and perceptive, in...
Student activists with Dignity in Schools Campaign Get Creative in How They Express Their Desire for Changes in New York City Schools Discipline PolicyLast week I posted the news that...
Benjamin Andreozzi, attorney for victim #4 in Sandusky trial from WGAL Interview
Benjamin Andreozzi, the lawyer for Victim No. 4 who was the first victim to testify in the Jerry...
This article, with a rather sensational title, "Shoplifters in Hull could be forced to apologise to victims instead of being prosecuted," discusses what sound like a great new scheme...
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