Restorative Justice Circles help people practice being their best.

I was a little worried about how the Underage Consumption Panel was going to go.  One of our community members in the Circle was a local Judge.  A supporter of…

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Storytelling for Victim Impact Panels or Restorative Justice.

12 Restorative  Storytelling Tips Speak from the heart.  Share your experience and perspectives, be completely honest, don’t edit or modify what you have to say based on assumptions about the…

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Perspective. A powerful tool for promoting understanding and compassion.

SCVRJP has a program supporting drug court participants and family members.  Circles of Understanding. The format is to have 3 participants in drug court, 3 community members and 3 support…

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Restorative Justice includes preparing yourself to be in right relationships.

I've carried around the concept that relationships are about going out of your way for someone else.  Thanks to a video I blogged on, here, where Seth Godin explains this.…

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Restorative Justice stories, demonstrations of faith, from a sermon.

I was given the opportunity to share during the sermon portion of the First United Methodist Church Service on Sunday June 6, 2010.  I am sharing my speech with you…

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