Source: (2005) VORP News 23(3, May): 1-2. Fresno, California: Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) of the Central Valley, Inc. Downloaded 23 August 2005.
My first-hand experiences of facilitating a
VORP (Victim Offender Reconciliation Program)
case mediation confirmed my interest in pursuing
my study in peacemaking and conflict studies at
Peacemaking Center, Fresno Pacific University.
The case was referred to VORP by the
Fresno county Juvenile court. A teenager was convicted
of taking property from somebodyâ€™s house.
The offender was invited to the victimâ€™s house for
a party by a house sitter while the victims were out
of town on vacation. Once coming back home from
vacation, the victims discovered several items
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