What Are These Circles?

I often get the question “what are circles?”

This is a valid question.  In our modern culture circle processes have be relegated to rather unique settings.  You can find circle practices across the globe in all cultures and communities.  They often look different but use some of the same concepts. First I want to tell you what make a circle a Circles, then we can discuss how Circles connect to the philosophy of Restorative Justice.

Circles are a formalized listening process.  This structures everyone’s opportunity to speak and respond.  …. Continue reading here

About rjfacilitator

My experience, education, and passion have met in alternative discipline. Through my policy work and my mediation experience I have worked and studied the dynamic components of discipline in many settings. While Restorative Justice is not the only way to approach conflict in communities, it has provided me an effective model in which to examine and engage in conflict. We provide custom programs for schools, colleges, and youth serving agencies seeking to engage with conflict using healthy and sustainable tools.
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