One of the most striking differences between a coercive response to misconduct, and a restorative response has to do with voice. A coercive response suppresses voice. A restorative response invites it. Powerful article from Dr. William Bledsoe of The Restorative Way
Recently the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice posted its Statement on Historical Harm. Restorative Justice on The Rise is reposting a section of the introduction to that post and we hope you'll click to read in full.
EVENT DESCRIPTION: Relationships are being created, nourished and sometimes destroyed in online spaces. Are there ways to nourish authentic dialogue and conflict resolution when things get ‘hot’ online? How can we deal with trolls - or friends and relatives acting like trolls - and getting through heated arguments to meaningful communication?
What do School-Wide Restorative Practices look like in the real world? Restorative Justice on The Rise and Living Justice Press are excited and pleased to invite you to this fabulous opportunity to hear from author, educator and RJE (Restorative Justice in Education) expert, Martha Brown, PhD. Her new book, Creating Restorative Schools: Setting Up Schools […]
Teiahsha Bankhead is Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, and Tyreece Sherrills has served as a Youth Facilitator at RJOY. They will share their efforts to create Restorative Cities in CA and beyond.
Restorative Way was founded in 2001 by William A. Bledsoe, Ph.D. to advance the art and science of restorative communication. Since then, Restorative Way has helped thousands of people in schools, families, workplaces, justice systems and correctional facilities. Restorative Way Communication™ is based on the very latest research in the neuroscience of communication. This research […]
A Message from Michael Nagler, Founder & President Probably the most hopeful sign in today’s world is the way nonviolence and the knowledge of how it works is spreading. The knowledge, however, often lags behind the practice. Our culture is simply not “tuned in” to a power that draws upon the unity of life instead […]
David Karp is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Project on Restorative Justice at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. His current scholarship focuses on restorative justice in community and educational settings. He was the recipient of the 2010 Donald D. Gehring Award from the Association for Student Conduct Administration for his work […]
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