Tag Archive for: restorative justice

NEWS: Two Recent Minneapolis Events Showcase New Imagination Around Public Safety

Junauda Petrus and Rep. María Isa are helping to bring attention to long-standing and generally underappreciated approaches to address public safety

Breaking the Cycles that Lead to Violence

"We’re seeing a resurgence of interest in restorative justice, because it resonates, I think, at the core with so many of us."

A Home Filled With Love and Structure

I wish more people would be involved with this work and understand that people who commit crimes need help. We are not monsters.

The Concept Behind Restorative Justice Minnesota

Getting funded requires a culture shift in society, she says. “A recognition that incarceration does not work. We do not acknowledge the reality of where the harm is coming from.”

August 2022 In the News: Transforming Justice

“It became clear to me that any program addressing the violence women had committed would also need to address the aggression and violence they had personally experienced.”

“Many People Who Do Bad Things Are Not Bad People”

Bit by bit, I shared more of my truth, however ugly, each time I returned.

View: Accountability, Punishment & Cancel Culture

Punishment culture encourages the view that an individual deserves harm — that the individual person is a “bad” person. Punishment marks someone as not worthy of belonging.

Creating True Safety and Healing

Data suggests that prison is not an effective deterrent.

Life After Prison

Two formerly incarcerated women share their stories.

Tag Archive for: restorative justice