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Davis Forum on Police Oversight & Restorative Justice (Davis, California)-Oct. 9, 2017

RJI was pleased to participate in the Davis Forum on Police Oversight and Restorative Justice. Lisa Rea, President, of Restorative Justice International (RJI) represented the global association.

Police Oversight & Restorative Justice Forum–Davis, California U.S. (10.9.17) We appreciate being asked to participate in this forum.

Bill Pelke & George White Podcast: Restorative Justice & the Death Penalty (10.17 aired)

RJI is very pleased to interview Bill Pelke and George White, co-founders of the Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing. Bill and George have both been long time supporters of restorative justice.

RJI Appoints UK’s Jo Berry to Global Advisory Council (9.15.17)

September 15, 2017 RJI announces the appointment of UK’s Jo Berry to its Global Advisory Council. Ms. Berry is the founder of Building Bridges for Peace (

Jonathan Peter Clayton Podcast with RJI (South Africa). Recorded on August 24, 2017

From Cape Town, South Africa—   RJI is pleased to interview the Reverend Jonathan Peter Clayton from South Africa. Jonathan is the Executive Director and co-founder of Hope Prison Ministry.

Joelle Casteix Podcast–Victim of Clergy Sexual Abuse (U.S.) July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 Joelle Casteix was sexually abused between the ages of 15 and 17 by her high school choir director in Santa Ana, California.

RJI Podcast With Don John Omale – Nigeria (July 20, 2017 aired)

Today’s guest on RJI’s Podcast is Dr. Don John O. Omale. He is a British Chevening Scholar of Criminology, Restorative Justice and Victimology and a professor at Federal University Wukari, Taraba State Nigeria.

RJI Podcast With Ray & Vi Donovan, Victims of Violent Crime (UK) July 2017

RJI is pleased to share this podcast with Ray and Vi Donovan, victims of violent crime in the UK whose son, Christopher, was murdered by a group of teenaged gang members on May 25, 2001.

RJI Podcast with Dan Van Ness, Restorative Justice Pioneer (June 2017)

Dan Van Ness has been involved with restorative justice for over 35 years, first with Prison Fellowship (USA), where he worked for 12 years and, since 1996, with Prison Fellowship International, an association of national NGOs in 120 countries.

Canadian Pierre Allard: we need the vision that restorative justice provides (video)

With great respect RJI re-posts this interview with Pierre Allard, former chaplain and Assistant Commissioner, Correctional Service of Canada. Chaplain Allard is also a victim of violent crime.