Source: (1997) Stevens Square Community Organization (Minneapolis, Minnesota).

This brief outline is intended to cover the basic steps involved in building a community-based model of restorative justice. Neighborhood organizations or similar groups who are interested in the concept of restorative justice as a way of holding low-level offenders accountable for their behavior in the community can view this "primer" as a simple guide for conceptualizing a restorative response to crime and making it operational while maximizing the participation of all those who have a stake in the process and outcome.

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