Final reflections in Circle, the juicy fruit! Relationships juicy fruit, not the gum.

I don't mean juicy fruit gum, I mean the fruit that you get, because you planted some seeds.  A Circle is an amazing event.  I LOVE the process.  I start…

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Restorative Justice Circles powered by the strength of vulerability.

The title of this blog post seems like an oxymoron - vulnerability is not usually associated with strength, at least in the first associations of what is typically considered strong. …

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“With liberty and justice for all”, care and connect with community members.

As a Rotary Club, we say the pledge of allegiance.  As we stated the end, "with liberty and justice for all" I thought about these words together, "liberty" and "justice". …

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The collective issue and the individual experience, promoting healing and tranformation.

Our communities are faced with a variety of issues.  Our local non-profit St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice (www.scvrjp.org) works to address teen driving, underage drinking, impaired driving, crime and conflict…

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