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Restorative practices in Latin America

from part one of the two part article by Joshua Wachtel" Throughout Latin America, there are growing efforts to confront the social consequences of poverty and violence. Restorative practices provides an outlook that is appealing to many who are ... READ MORE

Mexico and New Orleans Learn About Restorative Practices

From the 11 June Restorative Practices E-Forum by Laura Mirsky: Both Mexico and New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, are experiencing high incidences of crime and violence. To find new ways to deal with this issue, participants from both locations rece... READ MORE

Trauma and Restorative Justice

From Beth Caldwell's blog post at Visions of Justice: I was given a wonderful opportunity in December. Proderecho, the organization in Oaxaca that has helped to connect me to the people and agencies responsible for juvenile justice here, invit... READ MORE

Mexico training public servants in restorative justice

From 12 October to 6 November, the Procuraduría General de Justicia del Estado (PGJE—State Attorney General) of the Mexican State of Oaxaca, in conjunction with the non-governmental organisation Proderecho, hosted diploma course featuring resto... READ MORE

Crossing cultural boundaries: Implementing restorative justice in international and indigenous contexts.

Source: (2006) Presentation for the Study tour: A Restorative Justice System for Juveniles: Information for Mexico from New Zealand.It was about fifteen years ago that Howard Zehr (1990) wrote the first book about Restorative Justice (Changing Len... READ MORE

The Family Group Conference: Does it work for child protection?

Source: (2006) Presentation for the Study tour: A Restorative Justice System for Juveniles: Information for Mexico from New Zealand.This paper summaries the values, goals and philosophy underpinning the care and protection system in New Zealand an... READ MORE

Warriors of Justice and Healing.

Source: (2005) In Wanda D. McCaslin, ed., Justice as Healing: Indigenous Ways. Writings on Community Peacemaking and Restorative Justice from the Native Law Centre. St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press. Pp. 20-21."Since the Aboriginal legal scholar ... READ MORE