The powerful experience of a ‘safe teen driving’/restorative justice Circle.

I have to be honest.  This morning I told a friend I wasn't really looking forward to my days agenda.  She called me at 7:30 AM and we got to visit…

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Think of Circles as a ‘magic container’, transforming the contents and the people contributing.

A diverse group of people recently gathered for Circle training.  We had college and elementary teachers/professors, campus & restorative justice program staff.  It was a very fulfilling training, lots of…

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Values are crucial to Restorative Circle process.

In this photo I am placing the 'values' plates in the Center.  'Safe Teen Driving Circle' we are usually held in classrooms.  Getting students in a Circle and the desks…

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