For people who will not get out from behind bars for a long time, hope is a precious commodity, one that can change their lives and their interactions with others inside the walls. But it also touches people on the outside, people like Tanya, who say that by entering into the restorative justice process she found her own voice again, and who also said that once those men who are released from prison return home, "they will understand that they are part of the community."

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