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Healing the Wounds of Street Violence: Peacemaking Circles and Community Youth Development.

Boyes-Watson, Carolyn
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) CYD Journal: Community Youth Development. 2(4, Fall): 16-21. Downloaded 22 November 2005.

Peacemaking circles, a method of communication and problem solving derived
from aboriginal and native traditions, are used in relationship development,
healing, community building, and restorative justice efforts. This article highlights
how circles are used at Roca—a multicultural, youth, family, and community
development organization—to open up fresh possibilities for connection,
collaboration, and mutual understanding between youth and adult participants. (excerpt)


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