Family Group Conferences (FGCs) are the primary forum in New Zealand for dealing with juvenile crime as well as child welfare issues. Describes the juvenile justice system that is built around these conferences.
Argues that the principles of restorative justice can be applied in school classrooms and cafeterias and that, if our children learn restorative practices early and daily, we can build a healthier and more just society.
Defines restorative justice and explains how it differs from criminal justice. Presents practical approaches to restorative justice in action.
As part of the Transformative Justice Fall Initiative, Project NIA has partnered with artist Micah Bazant to create this curriculum guide which draws on Micah's ongoing collaborative work on the topics of scapegoating and transformative justice. This guide uses the publication Miklat Miklat, a zine co-produced by Micah Bazant and Lewis Wallace, as a jumping off point for discussion and exploration of transformative justice the zine can be found online at:
addresses strategic concerns & questions to consider when developing a restorative justice program
Tools to assist in criminal justice reform, including handbooks, training curriculums, & model laws.
The Vincentian Reentry Organizing Project is a partnership between the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the National Society of St. Vincent de Paul. We are challenging poverty in America, by drawing on Catholic Social Teaching and the Gospel message of Love and Justice.
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A prison psychiatrist reflects on why people commit crimes, highlighting the role that shame often plays in the etiology of murder and arguing that our present penal system only exacerbates it.