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Addressing the harm done in a crime

from the article by Bill Pesch in Guampdn-com: ...To this day, nearly 20 years later, recalling these events still makes my blood boil. I have no sense of finality or resolution. Most disturbing, I never learned why the kid chose me to vandalize ... READ MORE

'Restorative justice' bill supported at public hearing

from the article on Guampdn.com: A bill that would make certain crimes committed by minors go through a "restorative justice" process was strongly supported during a public hearing on Wednesday. It's a type of mediation process between offen... READ MORE

Community Mediation Challenges Bring Blessings, Stifle Burnout.

Source: (2006) Justice Connections: a joint publication of NAFCM, PRASI and VOMA. 3(Winter 06-07):12-13.Guam’s Inafa’ Maolek Mediation Center, like many such centers across the United States, tries to be all things to all people. This means no... READ MORE

Restorative Justice Defuses Conflicts Surrounding Middle School Riot

Source: (2006) Voma Connections. Spring 2006, Number 23. pp. 5,8.In response to a Fall 2004 middle school riot in Guam involving ethnic overtones, the school asked a local non-profit community-based mediation organization to help with the situatio... READ MORE

Restorative Practices in Guam

Source: (2004) Restorative Justice Online. April 2004 Edition.During the past two decades, Inafaxe2x80x99 Maolek Mediation Center in Guam has used restorative justice to help offenders understand the consequences of their actions and offer amends ... READ MORE

"Restorative justice buzzes around Guam."

Source: (1998) VOMA Quarterly 9 (Spring): 6-8.In this article Wolff reports on a 1998 conference in Guam on restorative justice. The conference was sponsored by a mediation group in Guam. Attendees included many notable members of the local commun... READ MORE