Azim Khamisa: an astonishing story, and an incredible life of service. Azim is featured on the PBS Documentary, "The Power of Forgiveness", and hailed by The Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh and thousands of children, teachers/leaders worldwide as one of our time's foremost ambassadors of Forgiveness...he co-founded the Tariq Khamisa Foundation to cease violence with […]
J. Kim Wright is the ABA Bestselling Author of Lawyers as Peacemakers, an attorney, and Founder of Cutting Edge Law. Kim is unequivocally at the cutting edge of Evolutionary Law and Social Evolution and has devoted her life to staying at the frontlines of holistic and human-based approaches to law and beyond, and to their […]
Herb Blake has an extraordinary life story. And just after this interview he passed on. His service to life is not forgotten and this series is dedicated to his memory, and to continuing the work he did to share stories about justice. We love you Herb! As an inmate at Folsom State Prison in CA, […]
Lois DeMott's story is one of the most heartbreaking stories I've heard--and as an insider to the criminal justice system, I've heard my share of stories. Lois is the founder of Citizens for Prison Reform, a fast-growing citizens network that focuses especially on the treatment of mentally ill who are incarcerated... she will join us […]
Dr. Judith Thompson has spent decades of her life in service to social healing and peace in our world. She has an exquisite soul-eloquence and a brilliant mind. She is one of the pioneers leading scholarly research and conducting Social Healing circles internationally and is the Co-Director of the International Social Healing Project with James […]
Matthew Albracht is a colleague, friend and an incredibly skilled leader in cultivating a culture of peace. As the Executive Vice President of The Peace Alliance he has mobilized some incredibly powerful statements of action in the Youth Promise Act (youthpromiseaction.org) and in mobilizing a country around all the powerful acts of peacebuilding already in […]
I am thrilled to announce my next featured guest, Katy Gilbert of Stories of Our City, during Mali Rowan Presents Fall/Winter Virtual Series on Restorative Justice and Social Healing. Katy is based out of Beirut and co-founded Stories of Our City as a way of building peace in our world through sharing the stories of […]
Robin Casarjian, M.A. is the Founder and Director of the Lionheart Foundation and its National Emotional Literacy Projects. She is an educator, public speaker, writer, and consultant. In developing and implementing programming for prisoners and youth-at-risk, she draws from her experience as director of a school for at-risk adolescents, as well as extensive experience in […]
HOUSE BILL 11-1032 adds restorative justice to the options a court has when it imposes an alternative sentence instead of incarceration or as a part of a probation sentence. Under current law, restorative justice sentencing provisions are permitted in juvenile cases during advisement, entry of plea, sentencing, and during probation. The bill would make some […]
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