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With proliferation of interest in and application of restorative justice principles and practices, there can be a considerable, almost bewildering diversity of approaches to restorative justice. Several years ago it became clear to many people in Colorado that this was the situation there. To address this problem, the idea emerged to have a central point or connector for restorative justice efforts in Colorado. This resulted in the formation of the Colorado Forum on Community and Restorative Justice to provide training, technical assistance, policy development, and conferences. The vision, mission, and principles of the Forum are detailed in this article.


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