netnewsledger.com, on March 26, 2012, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada hosted:According to the
...a conference on restorative practices [that] brought together community leaders from education, enforcement, health, justice and youth services. Participants learned about what it means to be restorative and how to build a positive culture in our schools and communities. The conference was presented by the Restorative Practices Working Group in partnership with the Drug Awareness Committee of Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council and Lakehead Public Schools.
The keynote speaker at On the Path to a Restorative Community was Mark Finnis from the Hull Centre for Restorative Practice in Hull, UK. Hull is on the way to becoming the world’s first Restorative City. Finnis said, “This restorative framework allows us to work with children, families and the community and provides the ‘glue’ that binds together agencies in a common approach and language.”
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