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Lisa Rea on ‘Restorative Justice on the Rise’ radio show with Molly Rowan Leach

Hear the December 9th interview with Lisa Rea, President of Restorative Justice International, as she speaks with radio show host Molly Rowan Leach on Restorative Justice on the Rise. They discuss issues related to the state of the U.S.

Restorative Justice in New Zealand: Crime Victims Top Priority

New developments in New Zealand show the country’s strong commitment to crime victims through restorative justice policies. RJI advocates for a victim’s right to restorative justice.

Radio Shows Speaks to Pastor John Ngabo: restorative justice in Rwanda

The following is a radio interview from New Mainers Speak interviewing Pastor John Ngabo regarding his experiences applying restorative justice in Rwanda after the 1994 genocide. Find the interview below under November 23, 2014.

Canadian Crime Victim Supports Restorative Justice

Saskatoon crime victim tells why restorative justice had value to her. Globally crime victims are increasingly choosing restorative justice.

California Voters Support Proposition 47: Alternative Sentencing for Drug offenders, nonviolent offenders

Proposition 47 was recently passed by California voters which supports sentencing nonviolent offenders including some drug related offenders in ways that keep many out of prison and jail.

Yurok Tribe Uses Restorative Justice

This is not new but it is always good to see. Tribal justice: what does it look like?  Read about the use of restorative justice amongst the Yurok Tribe.  This link from The Tulalip News.

Nelson Police Department in British Columbia Chooses Restorative Justice

Read this story about the Nelson Police Department in BC and its support for restorative justice. Increasingly law enforcement around the world is choosing restorative justice because it works.

From the UK: Restorative Justice Works in Middlebrough

From the Middlebrough News, restorative justice continues to impact the lives of offenders and victims alike.

California Legislation Signed by Governor: childhood sexual abuse

  RJI is pleased to hear that California Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 926 by Senator Jim Beall which will extend the statute of limitations for most crimes of childhood sexual abuse.

Meeting Bishop Cupich at O’Hare: restorative justice & clergy abuse

You never know who you might meet at an airport, especially busy Chicago O’Hare International Airport.