restorative justice


What I Learned About Restoration

“Restorative justice,” the social worker said, “allows those who commit crimes to meet with the victims to talk about what happened and how to repair the harm.”

  • 09/23/2019

The Cycle of Our Justice

“A Nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground.” — Cheyenne proverb  Shakopee Women’s Prison

  • 07/01/2019

Voices on Transformation

We asked several women to respond to this question: “Why are you involved in transformative justice?”  We also asked several women

  • 07/01/2019

Breaking the Pipeline

In the male-dominated criminal justice field, Anika Bowie stands out. She represents the Minneapolis NAACP as co-chair of the criminal justice reform committee and

  • 04/01/2018

What I Learned About Restorative Justice

Awareness and understanding sometimes come from the most unexpected places. In my case, it was from going to San Quentin

  • 03/01/2018

2014 Changemaker: Erica Gerrity and Isis Rising

Building a coalition to pass legislation to support pregnant women and new mothers in Minnesota prisons and jails

  • 12/02/2015

Sarah Walker is a sociologist-turned-advocate-turned-lobbyist-turned-reformer

“If you have not received adequate education, adequate mental health services, you face racial discrimination – all of those cumulative disparities come together in the criminal justice system.”

  • 02/02/2014

Second-chance gardener

“You have been given a second chance, and it would be a shame to waste it.”

  • 05/02/2012

2010 Changemaker: The Reentry Clinic

“We’re here to stabilize and support people in the choices they make. … be supportive but also hold people accountable.”

  • 12/02/2010

A mother, a daughter, ‘A legacy to civilization’

Keeping restorative justice in the family Two of the books published by Living Justice Press. There is no hint that

  • 01/02/2008