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Restorative Programs Help Hawaii Inmates Reconnect with Community.

Porter, Abbey J.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2007) Restorative Practices E-Forum. 25 September 2007.

An unusual program developed in Hawaii
is helping inmates learn new skills,
reconnect with their loved ones and prepare
for life outside the prison walls.
The Restorative Circle Project, which
began at Waiawa Correctional Facility on
the island of O’ahu, brings inmates together
with the people they have wronged
to find ways to repair the harm, explore
forgiveness and make plans for their
transition back into the community. (excerpt)


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