Data suggests that prison is not an effective deterrent.
Two formerly incarcerated women share their stories.
Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, grew up in Charlotte, NC, attending a Black church. She
Now that I am 81, I am learning about many things for the first time. There were times when I could have spoken out about injustice in the past and did not. Why didn’t I?
A child who is loved, educated, mentored, and healed is more likely to face adversities with resilience and contribute to
Restorative approaches allow justice to be “done with you” and not “done to you.”
How do we reimagine the work of reducing poverty, supporting mental health services, and dealing with trauma to minimize substance abuse and violence, in order to diminish the need for police to step in as an end to those consequences?
Trauma-to-Prison Pipeline, Restorative Justice for Vets, Bias in Protests and Sentencing, Reparations, other resources
I noticed an increase in discussion about whether restorative justice could be an appropriate response to gender-based violence, including sexual assault and intimate partner violence.
I witnessed firsthand how reporting can undermine and further traumatize victims of sexual assault.
We don’t let our pets suffer when they are at their end of life, so why human beings, our loved ones?
Our sighs when the Biden/Harris team was sworn in on January 20 are good starts. Breathing can help everything.