Healing from Conflict: Restorative Approaches and a Path Forward for Justice brought together our teachers and elders in Native communities and the restorative justice space to share stories and lessons about how to balance the values of restorative approaches with a long-term vision for change.
The supplemental resources are now available below. With so many great questions from our audience that we didn’t have time to answer during the event, there is a digest of questions and answers for reference.
Meet the Speakers
- Ray Deal, retired peacemaker, Navajo Nation
- Kay Pranis, circle trainer/author
- David Raasch, retired chief judge Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans Tribal Court
- Cheryl Graves, co-founder/executive director, Community Justice for Youth Institute
- Erika Sasson, director, Restorative Practices, Center for Court Innovation (moderator)
- Post-Event Q&A
- Learn more about our work in Restorative Justice
- Fact Sheet: Restorative Justice at the Center
- Learn about our work in Restorative Justice and Intimate Partner Violence
- Read our recent monograph which summarizes findings from two reports on restorative justice and intimate partner violence.
- Listen to our Restorative Justice in Schools team talk about their work embedded in five Brooklyn high schools.
Resources mentioned during the event:
Here is a blog post that describes the restorative justice process used to address the toppling of the Columbus statue in June.
- Moment of Truth: A statement signed by sexual assault and domestic violence state coalitions
- Restorative Justice Hubs: Circles and Cyphers, New Life Centers, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR) in Chicago, and The Ahimsa Collective in Oakland, CA