Taking Counsel In A Circle

Daily OM recently posted an interesting article entitled Taking Counsel In A Circle by Madisyn Taylor. When we sit in a circle together and share our thoughts and feelings, we participate in a powerful, unifying practice whose origins stem from the very beginning of human time. All early cultures practiced some form of this ritual, […]

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Communications and Advocacy Tools for Cross-Sector Collaborations – Free Webinar

Creating real community change requires planning, communication and a deep understanding of your audience. Overwhelmed? Don’t worry. We have the tools to help you do just that. The Building Community Resilience (BCR) initiative has developed several planning and communication tools to help you foster engagement between grassroots community services and public and private systems. These […]

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The Soil in which we’re Rooted; the Branches on which we Grow

The Building Community Resilience (BCR) initiative aims to create more fertile soil and a more vibrant tree to address, prevent and reduce the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Adverse Community Environments (ACEs) on children’s health and wellbeing: The Pair of ACEs. They have a number of tools and workshops you can use to […]

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NACRJ & RJOY host National Restorative Justice Conference in Oakland, 2017

Moving Restorative Justice From Margins to Center: We’re the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For June 16-18, 2017 Oakland Marriott, Oakland, CA Please join practitioners and scholars from around the world at the 2017 Sixth National Conference of the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice in Oakland, CA at the Oakland Marriott. Hosted by Restorative […]

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Teen Sexting: The Medium is NOT the Message

Marsha Levick, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Juvenile Law Center & Nicole Pittman, Director, Center on Youth Registration Reform at Impact Justice discuss the impact of criminalizing ‘sexting’ between teens. “The recent disclosures of widespread “sexting” at high schools in Colorado, New York and Ohio have once again sparked a national conversation about how sexting […]

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Restorative Justice in the Classroom

Restorative justice is the idea that conflict occurs because of broken relationships. If relationships can be restored, conflict can be resolved without punishment, resentment, or continued animosity. WMRA’s Kara Lofton talked to three teachers who are bringing the practice into their classrooms.   Listen here: http://wmra.org/post/restorative-justice-classroom

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