Source: (2000) VOMA Connections no. 6 (Summer): 5, 10.
Christian reports on her work in designing, conducting, and analyzing a community survey in a three-county area of Colorado. The survey addressed residentsÃ¢Â€Â™ attitudes toward the current criminal justice system and possible restorative alternatives. In ChristianÃ¢Â€Â™s perspective, the use of the survey fit well with the Ã¢Â€Âœbottom upÃ¢Â€? or grassroots orientation of restorative justice philosophy. Summarizing the surveyÃ¢Â€Â™s findings, she notes its resultant value for public communications, grant funding, and program development.
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