Grief and Grieving Community Building Circles
“I exist somewhere between the pain of your death and the joy of your life”. -Author Unknown
Restorative Justice Initiative is offering two community building circles for our network on Grief and Grieving.
Storytelling for Collective HealingStorytelling for Collective Healing Dear Friends! We are looking for your help in nominating outstanding storytellers and artists for a unique opportunity. Restorative Justice Initiative and Conspiring for Good are collaborating on a creative endeavor, “Storytelling...
Launching Our Youth Advocacy Council
Our hope is to bring together a group of young, New York City residents who are excited to center the presence, participation, and leadership of youth within Restorative Justice through a year-long program focusing on the intersection of grassroots community building and advocacy.
Growing to Respond to a Dynamic Network
The interplay between restorative justice advocacy and implementation in schools continues to shift. Schools are spending more energy navigating the changing COVID protocols and the immediate, often pressing, needs of students, parents, and educators which has made the day-to-day practice of restorative justice harder to implement. Even with a new administration in City Hall, there hasn’t been much change in the aspects of the city budget that impact the criminalization of youth in schools.