Webinar: Restorative Justice for Violence Prevention and Intervention

This session will introduce participants to the key principles of restorative justice, an alternative response to crime that focuses on understanding the needs that led to an offense, the impacts of the crime on the victim and wider community, and on forming a plan to repair the harm caused to the degree possible. Restorative justice approaches promote accountability and help facilitate greater understanding and healing. The panel will feature representatives from community restorative justice programs who will discuss their programs, how they interact with the criminal justice system, and outcomes relevant to community violence prevention and intervention. Presenters will share…

Institute: Equitable Systems Design for Restorative Justice

As a time to “think and do,” a central focus of the institute is to concretely and constructively promote equal access to restorative justice and dismantle structures that perpetuate disparities in criminal legal systems. Who: The National Center on Restorative Justice, in partnership with the University of California College of the Law, San Francisco invites practitioners, academics, advocates, system-impacted people, and professionals at the intersection of criminal legal processes and restorative justice. What: Throughout the day, we will be examining the challenging question of how to advance equitable systems design for restorative justice at the intersection of criminal legal processes. The day is designed with the…