A Conversation with JEFF BROWN, former attorney. Lead Host: J. Kim Wright and co-host Molly Rowan Leach. Highlight from the archives. Born in Toronto, Canada, Jeff Brown did all the things he was supposed to do to become successful in the eyes of the world. He was on the Dean’s Honor List as an undergraduate. […]
In this mini-interview we spoke with Anthony from Brooklyn, NY, whose work as a youth facilitator in his school is expanding to training others. He shares his opinion on what restorative justice is, and what it look and feels like. Anthony also speaks to a workshop he attended during the conference called "Finding Power in […]
Honoring the roots of restoration and transformation starts with acknowledging ancestral wisdom. Jerry Tello is Co-Founder of the National Compadres Network and Director, National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute and author of the new book, Recovering Your Sacredness In this potent keynote, thanks to the NACRJ and RJOY Oakland for the conference in 2017 in […]
Thank you to Liane Rozzell for permissions to repost & distribute openly on behalf of Restorative Arlington. -Ed. The Restorative Arlington initiative is a countywide, cross-sector effort to bring the benefits of restorative justice practices to Arlington. Starting in late April 2020, a dedicated group of 45 people who live, work, worship, teach, study and […]
Fania Davis says it openly and her words are a clarion call to all of us committed to both restorative justice and racial justice: Just as the restorative justice community has historically failed to adopt a racial or social justice stance, few racial justice activists embrace restorative justice. Calling for a convergence of the two...(the […]
From the NACRJ 2015 Conference, Cornel West gives an extraordinary, poetic, rhythmic keynote. Credit: NACRJ, Production & Edits RJ on The Rise. https://nacrj.s3.amazonaws.com/CornelWestNACRJ2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS
From Oakland, June 2017, an interview with Rangimarie Naida Glavish on perspectives and practices from New Zealand in what is now called 'restorative justice'. This interview was an honor and was deeply sacred to us. 2017 National Conference hosted by RJOY NACRJ Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish is a highly respected Iwi and Community Leader. […]
In North America Colorado is considered one of many states progressing in restorative justice particular to coalition building that is spurred by legislative buy in. This archive feature is from 2013 and is a chronicle of the movement and its progress in passing legislation that supported the now-growing coalition and programs supported by a self-funding […]
"Real Time Evolution and Crisis as Birth", from 2009 In 2009, the late and extraordinary Dr. Barbara Marx Hubbard spoke at a conference we produced with an extraordinary and devoted community team in Boise, ID. Dr. Hubbard was a candidate for Vice President and an author of multiple best sellers outlining our moment in time--crisis--as […]
In this keynote from 2009 in Boise, Idaho, at the Living in The Fire of Change Conference, James O'Dea recounts in extraordinary detail the power of dialogue, listening, and the imperative of restorative justice, healing justice. Originally titled "Roots and Stars", we wanted to illuminate the fullness of this hour as a prophetic message for […]
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