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Graduation Season!! A time of great joy and celebration. It is a time to reflect on the long journey it took to attain that goal and to thank the people who helped you along that journey. This journey toward graduation is a lot like the journey graduates will face when they embark on their next chapters in their own lives. What brings me to ponder this is something I read recently. Our first Lady Michele Obama in a commencement address at the University of Maryland shared a quote…Continue
Posted by Robert Spicer on May 21, 2013 at 9:27pm
If you're on our listserv, you already know that IBARJ has a new e-newsletter, full of current news and resources on RJ in Illinois and beyond. (If you're not on our listserv, email email@example.com to sign up and get our newsletters in your inbox!) We're working on getting an archive of our newsletters on our website, but until then, we'll list them here for anyone who hasn't yet seen them or wants to read them all at once.
We've sent out two issue of our newsletter so far,…Continue
Posted by Leigh Courtney on April 1, 2013 at 10:25am
For years, we at the Illinois BARJ Project have been sharing news and resources on restorative justice with our ever-growing online network of RJ practitioners, advocates, and enthusiasts. Our email listserv of over 500 members (woohoo!) has seen a constant flow of information that has helped IBARJ members stay up-to-date on RJ happenings in Illinois and beyond.
Now, we're looking for ways to make that information more organized and more…
Posted by Sara Balgoyen on February 22, 2013 at 3:46pm
Please see this announcement from Ora Schub at the Community Justice for Youth Institute:
It has finally happened, we have scheduled the monthly Circles for Circle Keepers. They will take place the 2nd Monday of every month from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Precious Blood Center for Reconciliation at 51st and Throop. The Directions are below.
These Circles will give us all an opportunity to discuss the work we are doing, to brainstorm and…Continue
Posted by Leigh Courtney on February 21, 2013 at 9:45am
Most of our FORUM discussions are things we all agree on or announcements. Here is something to read and think about. Do you agree? What are your thoughts about this, and how does it relate to our…Continue
In mid-May I traveled from my home in Florida to Evanston Township High School, just north of Chicago, to meet with students, school social workers and law enforcement officials. My intention was to…Continue
Started by Sally Wolf in What's Happening? Jun 4, 2011.
Started by Sara Balgoyen in What's Happening? Nov 4, 2010.