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RJI Endorses Mike Schmidt-Multnomah County District Attorney (Oregon)-January 2024

January 30, 2024

RJI announces our endorsement of Mike Schmidt for District Attorney in Multnomah County, Oregon. Mike is running for re-election. To receive RJI’s endorsement each candidate undergoes a rigorous process of review by our Global Advisory Council, and RJI’s President. District Attorney Schmidt supports victims-driven restorative justice, systemic justice reform, and is committed to addressing wrongful convictions. These positions reflect the work of RJI. We believe District Attorney Schmidt should be re-elected.

Restorative justice when applied in our justice systems brings the hope of healing, and restoration, to crime victims, seeks to hold offenders accountable in ways that transform lives, and involves communities also injured by crime.

For more information on District Attorney Mike Schmidt see his website. The election is set for May 21, 2024.

Restorative Justice International is a national and global association with over 7000 members and Affiliates. RJI’s Global Advisory Council is comprised of 19 esteemed members from around the world committed to restorative justice, justice reform, and human rights.