Holland Restorative Circles

A Restorative Circle is a community process for supporting people in conflict. It brings together those who have acted, those directly impacted by the actions, and the wider community. The voluntary gatherings in Holland, Michigan provide a systemic context for dialogue to find new actions that will bring mutual benefit.

Prison Mindfulness Institute

PMI mission is to provide prisoners, prison staff and prison volunteers, with the most effective, evidence-based tools for rehabilitation, self-transformation, and personal & professional development. In particular, we provide and promote the use of proven effective mindfulnessbased interventions (MBI’s). Our dual focus is on transforming individual lives as well as
transforming the corrections system as a whole in order to mitigate its extremely destructive impact on families, communities and the overall social capital of our society.

Restorative Circles

Restorative Circles is a specific restorative practice whose development began with the work of Dominic Barter in Rio de Janeiro in the mid 1990s and continues with a growing community both in Brazil and internationally.

A Restorative Circle is a community process for supporting those in conflict. It brings together the three parties to a conflict – those who have acted, those directly impacted and the wider community – within an intentional systemic context, to dialogue as equals. Participants invite each other and attend voluntarily. The dialogue process used is shared openly with all participants, and guided by a community member. The process ends when actions have been found that bring mutual benefit.

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice Online is a service of the Prison Fellowship International Centre for Justice and Reconciliation. Its purpose is to be an authoritative, credible, non-partisan resource of information on restorative justice. The Restorative Justice Online editors have developed several features they hope will help users navigate the site.

Restorative justice emphasizes repairing the harm caused by crime. When victims, offenders and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results can be transformational.

Restorative Justice and Circles

The mission of the St Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program is to build a culture of peace and belonging utilizing restorative justice principles and programs in our community. SCVRJP is a 501c3 Non-profit, founded in 2001 by a Board of Directors and continues to operate in this structure.

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