Caution and blessing, Restorative Justice Circles can quickly create a culture.

When Kay Pranis and Jennifer Ball came to visit SCVRJP, they met with a few of our volunteers and stayed for a Controlled Substance Intervention Circle.  I realized that SCVRJP…

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4 Tips for Restorative Justice programs, skills with victims and addressing domestic violence.

My first experience in the helping profession was as a volunteer in a domestic violence shelter.  I would stay weekends when my daughter was a baby.  I did other evening…

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Restorative Justice, beyond the victim-offender conference.

From an article in the Eau Claire Leader. HUDSON - Randy Spence admits it would take a miracle for him to ever forgive the drunken driver who killed his daughter.…

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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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