Source: (2001) Saint Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Corrections, Community and Juvenile Services Division. Downloaded 2 June 2004.

Building on key elements in the development of her approach to restorative justice, Pranis lays the foundations of a new vision of justice. The foundations of this vision consist of the following: (1) the potential of new forms of democracy in communities to resolve problems and conflicts; (2) the knowledge and wisdom of ordinary citizens to create safe communities based on peacemaking; (3) the power of storytelling to build community, connection, and collective action; and (4) the untapped reservoir of good will and commitment in our communities to the common good.

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