Oscar Reed and Jamie Williams from The Restorative Way and Minneapolis Public Schools Contractors/Facilitators Oscar Reed and Jamie Williams, MA, are Restorative Justice / Practices / Measures consultants with more than 50 years of experience between them working with young people in a variety of school and community settings. They have been trainers, classroom mentors […]
Nancy Riestenberg has over twenty-five years of experience in the fields of violence prevention education, child sexual abuse prevention and restorative measures in schools. She has worked with school districts in Minnesota and 20 other states, and speaks nationally on restorative measures at conferences and through trainings. She provides technical assistance on violence and bullying […]
Author of Peacemaking Circles and Urban Youth and Heart of Hope Carolyn Boyes-Watson is the founding director of Suffolk University's Center for Restorative Justice and an associate professor of sociology at Suffolk University. Professor Boyes-Watson has been on the faculty since 1993. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's […]
With Special Guest Teya Sepinuck, Founder of Theater of Witness Teya Sepinuck is the founder and director of Theater of Witness, a model of performance that gives voice to those who have been marginalized, forgotten or are invisible in society. For the past 25 years, she has been creating and producing Theater of Witness projects […]
With Special Guest Brenda Morrison of Simon Fraser University Brenda Morrison is the Director of the Centre for Restorative Justice and an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University. She is a social psychologist with field experience in outdoor education, government administration and restorative justice. Her teaching and research interests include transformative […]
With Special Guest Fania Davis and a Youth Representative from RJOY This podcast archive features a snapshot into one of the successfully and longer-running programs in restorative justice. Particularly inspiring and informative, Fania and Destiny Shabazz share how the programs work in Oakland and beyond. This podcast can be used as a great tool for […]
With Special Guest Dr. Sandra Pavelka Sandra Pavelka, Ph.D., serves as founding Director of the Institute for Youth and Justice Studies and Associate Professor of Public Affairs at Florida Gulf Coast University. Dr. Pavelka previously served as the Project Administrator of the Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ) Project funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice […]
Special Guests Dominic Barter and Sissi Mazzetti of Restorative Circles Dominic Barter is the founder of Restorative Circles, a specific restorative practice whose development began with his work in Rio de Janeiro in the mid 1990s and continues with a growing community both in Brazil and internationally. Sissi Mazzetti and Dominic have worked together over many […]
An exclusive interview between The Shift Network's Director of Peace Philip Hellmich and Molly Rowan Leach Join us for this archive we celebrated the final session of a hugely successful Summer of Peace 2013 partnership with Restorative Justice on The Rise, where The Shift Network's own Philip Hellmich, interviews me about the impetus for the […]
Jason Tashea first came across youth courts in 1997 as a bailiff for the Anchorage Youth Court program, where he then served as a member, defender, prosecutor, and presiding judge until 2003. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon in 2012. He interned at the American Bar Association's (ABA) Rule of Law […]
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