Restorative Justice: holding people accountable, holding them with heart, 3 steps.

St Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program (scvrjp), has specialized in Restorative Justice Circles.  Link here to see session descriptions.  Each Circle is attended by 4-5 volunteers, a keeper, a storyteller…

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Volunteer gratitude, a community member responds to the “we were bored” explanation.

You can't do Restorative Justice without community members.  I believe they bring in collective wisdom.  I train our volunteers on aspects of Restorative Justice, and request they show up with…

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Supporting Restorative Justice Volunteers – Creativity Needed!

At St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice, we are fortunate to have active volunteers.  Really committed and active volunteers.  Let me explain . . . 'Gina" (name changed) showed up for…

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