September 27, 2019
Writing As Restorative Vehicle: Restoring Voice, Restoring Balance with Diane Raptosh

Diane Raptosh is a Professor and cutting-edge advocate and founder of numerous programs relating to transforming our justice system. She teaches writing within prisons and works one to one with male and female inmates struggling to recover their worth and their voice.

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September 17, 2019
Lorenn Walker, Restorative Lawyer & Director of Hawai'i Friends for Restorative Justice

Lorenn Walker is a Hawai’i based health educator and a restorative & peacemaking lawyer who uses public health and solution-focused approaches to address trauma and deal with social problems commonly addressed by legal and criminal justice systems.

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August 23, 2019
Advocacy, Organizing and Restorative Justice with Justice Matters of Lawrence, KS

Justice Matters is an Interfaith non-profit organization consisting of religious congregations joined together to fulfill the following mission: To move Lawrence toward a city where justice rolls down like a mighty river To surface, understand, and address issues of justice in the region To strengthen understanding of the scriptural imperative to do justice slideviewer:

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August 22, 2019
Hip Hop and Restorative Justice: Youth Leadership from Circles & Ciphers of Chicago

Special 25 minute short form interview We were lucky to have the opportunity to sit down with Marko, Akeem and Stephan, all a part of Circles and Ciphers, located in North Chicago, during the 7th Conference on Community and Restorative Justice hosted by the NACRJ and by RJ Colorado, in Denver (June 2019)

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August 17, 2019
Survey of 500 Defendants: Awareness of and Interest in participating in Restorative Justice

A survey of 500 Defendants about Restorative Justice: Their Awareness of and Interest in participating in Restorative Justice Abstract This 2018 study examines defendant awareness about restorative justice and defendant interest in participating in restorative conversations with victims of their crimes. Using a non probability convenience sample of individuals sentenced to prison and individuals serving […]

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August 14, 2019
State of The State: Restorative Justice in Colorado

The Colorado Restorative Justice Coalition, in partnership with the University of Denver, has recently released a report that outlines key areas of progress and of need.

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August 12, 2019
Elevating Justice Within Courts, Schools & The Criminal Justice System From a Prosecutor's Perspective

Senator Pete Lee (CO), a champion for restorative justice or "RJ" in Colorado and the US for decades, interviews Prosecutor Adam Foss who is Founder and Executive Director of Prosecutor Impact at the National Association for Community and Restorative Justice Conference this past June in Denver, CO.

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July 31, 2019
Rawtools, Inc

Restorative Justice on The Rise is excited to present a weekly short featuring organizations, ideas, tools, people, and more within the field and relating to restorative justice. This, our premiere edition, features Rawtools, Inc, and their Talking Piece made out of what was formerly a gun. Rawtools: Forging Peace, Disarming Hearts. More about them at […]

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July 23, 2019
Elevating Youth Voices & Oakland's Recent Budget Cuts: An interview with Youth Leadership

In this podcast episode feature (37m), we had the honor of speaking with Griffen Castillo and Yota Omosowho, whose work within the Oakland United School District (OUSD) to elevate the use and understanding of restorative justice has been critical.

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July 10, 2019
Restorative Justice Growing Strong in DC

Restorative Justice Growing Strong in DC: A Roundtable with Seema Gajwani and Roman Haferd from the Office of The Attorney General - Washington, DC; and Rashid Hughes and Tarek Maassarani of Restorative DC. In this Roundtable from the National Association for Community and Restorative Justice's 7th Conference, held in Denver, CO, June 14-16, 2019, host […]

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