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 […]
Join Us THIS WEDNESDAY 10/10, 11amPST/2pmEST: Eric Butler and Cassidy Friedman from CIRCLES Bring questions, challenges and inspirations to share during the hour! We will be exploring the edge of restorative justice in schools. REGISTER NOW
Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Joe Brummer, a violent hate-crime survivor whose personal experiences help support greater awareness and practical approaches to Trauma Informed Restorative Practices. For the past decade and beyond, Joe has dedicated his work to a range of professional support in schools, communities, and offering trainings and guidance. We […]
Panel Discussion with Sonya Shah, Troy Williams, Sujatha Baliga Life Comes From It is a grantmaking circle facilitated by eight long-time practitioners and leaders who have 134 years of combined experience in restorative justice, transformative justice, and indigenous peacemaking.
Many times educators may feel they do not have time to add anything else to already-packed schedules that are topped off with extra work beyond the hands-on time with children and students. In this brief segment Boyes-Watson and Pranis share ideas on how circles can help reconnect educators with their original passion for becoming one […]
In this short 4 minute segment Kay Pranis shares ways in which we can assure equal distribution and ownership of a circle, and how facilitators might be especially aware of their approach in various ways she describes.
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