Where Restorative Practitioners Network, Share and Learn
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 Jun 4, 2011
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
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Therese Fazzini Sep 12, 2011.
We all receive a lot of requests for support at this time of year, but whether IBARJ is working in Mt. Carmel or the Alton School District, with both school and communities in Peoria, or Stone Soup in the South Suburbs (see below) we believe that an investment in IBARJ is an investment in our youth.
And this year we have added an additional incentive! We will be awarding a one week resort vacation to a lucky winner. You may enter as many times as you wish, with one entry being…Continue
Posted on December 13, 2011 at 9:47am
When we do trainings we often talk about how restorative justice is a philosophy, not a program. Here is a great story that never uses the words “restorative justice” but that is definitely what it is! And of course, I always love to read stories from my ol’ stomping grounds… Happy reading!!…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2011 at 10:02am
BALANCED AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE COORDINATOR
LAWRENCE HALL YOUTH SERVICES, CHICAGO IL
Lawrence Hall Youth Services is a reputable, first-rate child welfare agency that has been providing services to at-risk children and their families for over 145 years! We provide care through residential treatment, education, foster care and older adolescent programs. The Balanced and Restorative Justice…Continue
Posted on September 19, 2011 at 3:20pm
Security with Care, in Memory of Dr. Liz Elliott
Death for me is a reminder to live. I am sad and reflective with the passing away of colleague and friend Liz Elliott on Sept 9th.
I first met Liz in the early 90s as doctoral students at Simon Fraser University. She already had vast experience and went on to become a professor and founding director of the Centre for Restorative Justice at the university. She impacted many many lives, including through her work in prisons. Many…
Posted on September 15, 2011 at 4:02pm