Author Archives: Pamela Taylor, Ph.D.
LEVEL I: BASICS of PEACEMAKING CIRCLES WORKSHOP AUGUST 12-13, 2019 Monday-Tuesday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Peacemaking circles are a structured form of a dialogue based on indigenous values and principles. Circles foster a sense of community based on … Continue reading
What is Racial Healing? “Racial healing is a process we can undertake as individuals, in communities and across society as a whole. In healing, we recognize our common humanity, acknowledge the truth of past wrongs and build the authentic relationships capable … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Introduction to Restorative Justice by Mark Umbreit from Restorative Justice Center on Vimeo.