The healing potential in Circle, life after death and the wisdom of lived experience.

As a Circle-keeper, some Circles are so powerful and moving, life lessons around humanity resonate to the very core.  I've often said & blogged, that if you are doing 'Restorative…

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Restorative Justice stakeholders discuss program experience.

 Valentine's Day 2012 was a good one!  Judges, court clerks, law enforcement, social workers, fellow nonprofit providers, clergy, attorney's and victim advocates attended a stakeholder meeting hosted by SCVRJP.  (New…

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Restorative Justice, criminology of self or other, a lesson from the process.

To encourage understanding of our work, and to do what I teach, SCVRJP staff meetings include a reading, a reflection and a check-in. I teach, that agencies or schools that use…

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Restorative (Measures, Practices,Justice ) Circles meet and beat bully behavior with it’s own definition.

This blog title includes the words "measures", "practices" and "justice" in parenthesis - because Restorative Circles, are a similar but different approach to the Restorative Justice Circles I am blogging…

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