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Watch this Webinar: What is Restorative Justice?

Restorative justice is a paradigm that is distinct from criminal justice. Rather than asking traditional questions like “What law or rule was broken?;” Who broke it?;” and “What consequences or punishment do they deserve?;&... READ MORE

Video: Inside the Sycamore Tree Project

from Sycamore Voices: In June 2014, six crime survivors talked exclusively about their experiences inside the breakthrough restorative justice program called The Sycamore Tree Project. We share this short video in the hopes that other victims o... READ MORE

Late Fragment

Source: (2008) Canadian Film Centre and the National Film Board of CanadaIn restorative encounters the parties to crime are given opportunities to present and receive additional information that can significantly modify their understanding of what... READ MORE

Justicia Juvenil Restaurativa in Peru

This 14 minute video highlights the Justicia Juvenil Restaurativa project in Lima, Peru. The project started in 2005 as a partnership between the foundation Terre des Hommes and the Peruvian NGO, Asociación Encuentros Casa de la Juventud. In the ... READ MORE

The meeting: Jo's story - Surviving rape

From the Restorative Justice Council's website: In 2004 I was raped by a boy I knew. For weeks afterwards I was in a daze trying to cope with what had happened not only to me, but also to my family. He didn’t plead guilty to the rape to start... READ MORE

Restorative justice in victim services

In this six minute YouTube video, Wendy Cohen describes her decision to meet with the mother and brother of the young man that murdered her daughter in 2003. Cohen describes wanting the other mother to see who her son killed and how important she ... READ MORE