This is an exciting time to work together to create the world we want for ourselves and those we care about. Circle Work utilizes restorative processes that draw from both ancient and modern practices to bring about and restore balance. Contact us to learn how we can help you build and maintain peace and harmony within yourself, your relationships, workplace, classrooms and schools, businesses, etc. Check out our upcoming events to learn more about the possibilities of Circle Work.
This is a compelling example of the implications of and why it is imperative to teach about social justice, peace, and nonviolence. Every school, whether k-12 or higher education, should offer this type of course.
New podcast explores restorative community
The Metta Center for NonViolence invited Restorative Resources director Susan Kinder to talk about our program on their latest podcast. Listen below, as Susan points out how restorative justice is really about us “being human together.”
Relying on suspensions and zero-tolerance discipline doesn’t deter misbehavior in schools–in fact, it makes matters worse. Teacher Jean Klasovsky shares Farragut High School’s story, a model for how schools can improve climate and discipline by using restorative justice practices such as peace circles and peer juries. Such practices lead to reduced dropout rates and greater student achievement.