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As a part of its mission to increase public access to restorative justice education, the National Center on Restorative Justice regularly provides free webinars on various critical topics in restorative justice. The 2024 webinar series, Restorative Justice: A Regional Lens, highlights restorative justice work in different geographic regions across the United States.

Next Webinar

Restorative Justice in the North

Date: June 26, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

Part of the Restorative Justice: A Regional Lens webinar series, this session focuses on Restorative Justice in the North and features community-based organizations and practitioners committed to implementing restorative approaches that promote accountability and healing within communities and function alongside or outside the criminal legal system. Presenters will share recommendations for implementing restorative justice based on their experience.

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Register at: 
ncorj.org/webinars
Rachel Jolly
Burlington Community Justice Center
Felix Rosado
Co-founder,
Let’s Circle Up
Cara Cookson, JD
Moderator
Director of Victim Services,
Maine Office of the 
Attorney General
Erin Freeborn
Executive Director,
Community for Restorative Justice
Queen-Cheyenne Wade
Program Manager,
Healing Futures
June 26, 2024
3 - 4:30 PM ET

Jenn Gil Vinueza
Senior Program 
Manager,
Center for Justice Innovation
Webinar
Restorative Justice in the North

Upcoming Webinars

Date: July 24, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

This webinar session offers participants an understanding of restorative justice application as a resolution for Title IX violations and sexual harm. The webinar is intended for justice system actors and others looking to learn more about restorative justice and best practices for incorporating them into higher education and other systems that offer alternative responses to investigation/adjudication models. Panelists will discuss case examples that utilize restorative justice conferencing and other models while incorporating key facilitation components for effective practice.

Introduction to the Restorative Justice Laws Database

Date: August 28, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

This webinar session will introduce the newly launched Restorative Justice Laws Database from the National Center on Restorative Justice. Attendees will be introduced to the functionality of the database and how they can use it to learn more about examples of restorative justice policy from around the United States. A range of relevant policy features will be highlighted.

Restorative Justice in the Midwest

Date: September 25, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

Part of the Restorative Justice: A Regional Lens webinar series, this session focuses on Restorative Justice in the Midwest and features community-based organizations and practitioners committed to implementing restorative approaches that promote accountability and healing within communities and function alongside or outside the criminal legal system. Presenters will share recommendations for implementing restorative justice based on their experience.

Restorative Justice in the West

Date: October 30, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

Part of the Restorative Justice: A Regional Lens webinar series, this session focuses on Restorative Justice in the West and features community-based organizations and practitioners committed to implementing restorative approaches that promote accountability and healing within communities and function alongside or outside the criminal legal system. Presenters will share recommendations for implementing restorative justice based on their experience.

Date: November 1, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

This webinar focuses on how restorative justice approaches are adapted and implemented to meet participants’ needs related to neurodiversity and mental health.  By integrating principles of trauma-informed care and recognizing the diversity of human experiences and abilities, restorative justice can offer a more holistic and compassionate approach to addressing harm, promoting accountability, and supporting the mental health and well-being of individuals within communities.

Restorative Justice and Policy

Date: November 20, 2024
Time: 3pm-4:30pm ET

This webinar focuses on restorative justice legislation and the key components for establishing legal frameworks that support the implementation, expansion, and sustainability of restorative justice in the criminal legal context. By providing legal recognition, standards, protections, resources, and accountability mechanisms, legislation is critical in advancing restorative justice principles and promoting equity, healing, and accountability within communities across the country. The NCORJ Restorative Justice Laws Database resource will also be highlighted.

Past Webinars

2024

2022-2023