Monthly Archives June 2014

Erin Freeborn & Jennifer Larson-Sawin, Two leaders in the MA RJ Movement

Restorative Justice Rises in MA: Communities for Restorative Justice & Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion Speak Up Erin Freeborn and Jennifer Larson-Sawin (L to R) flanked by Sen. Jamie Eldridge and Rep. Ken Gordon at recent event in MA supporting Restorative Justice Practices. Photo Credit: Communities for Restorative Justice Topic: There is a lot brewing in the State of Massachusetts. Recently we caught up with Erin Freeborn of the Juvenile Court Restorative Justice Diversion Programs and Jennifer Larson-Sawin, former Executive Director of Communities for Restorative Justice. Both programs are a part of the greater MA Restorative Justice Coalition and have
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Virtual Town Hall on S. 2078: An Act Promoting Restorative Justice

with Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D.A. Marian Ryan, Chief of Bedford Police Dept. Robert Bongiorno and Hon. John Cratsley. Topic of discussion: In the state of MA, S. 2078 is on the table presently in Senate Ways and Means. This highly informative panel discussion shows why restorative justice works, why it matters, and why the people of MA should voice support for this bill and help it move forward.
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