Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cultural appropriation in the RJ community (and other peacemaking spaces)

In my observation of circles, peacemaking, and some RJ conferences I notice an alarming amount of cultural appropriation.  Facilitators and programs “borrow” from peaceful traditions in order to create that feeling of peace and tranquility.  I am not interested in … Continue reading

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Exciting times for King Co. Juvenile Justice

Today I spent a few hours with wonderful people from King Co. Juvenile Justice and the Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution.  They are working on an amazing pilot project that will eventually combine youth and adults to facilitate restorative conferences … Continue reading

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