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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.

Accountability, What Does It Really Mean?

“Accountability” as a term to describe restorative justice.  The idea/definition of accountability is counter to how we think/talk about justice. Accountability: required to explain actions or decisions to someone. Wikipedia: It is frequently described as an account-giving relationship between individuals, e.g. … Continue reading

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The Case That Got Me Hooked On Restorative Justice

There were 10 of us in a large room, sitting in a ring of comfortable chairs encircling a large table. Late afternoon sunlight caught the red hair and freckles of a 15-year-old student (we’ll call her Sarah) as she tilted … Continue reading

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