.”..Restorative justice has been practiced in Black and Indigenous communities for a long, long, long, long time. Even before colonization got here, right?”
John Ducksworth was born in Harlem, USA attending the New York City Public school system. He has acquired an Associate Degree from Dutchess Community College, a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from State University of New York, a Master’s Degree in Professional Studies from New York Theological Seminary with a concentration in counseling and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a concentration in management and organization.
Camille Jacobs is a progressive educator, restorative thought leader, and agent for social change. Her empathy and introspection are the driving force behind her new and imaginative approaches to building strong and healthy communities. Currently serving as an Assistant Principal in New York City, Camille has spent the last sixteen years advocating for students with a niche in finding creative and restorative ways when helping young people succeed.
Every few months we will feature an interview with a restorative practitioner to uplift the folks doing the work on the ground in our communities, highlight original and emerging applications for restorative justice, and provide a better understanding of restorative practices as applied in different contexts. First up, we have Cecilia B. Loving!
How do you fix a case of national amnesia? A case study in Berlin, and in Montgomery
WNYC’s On The Media recently featured an episode that explores what needs to happen in order for the United States to reckon with and make amends for our history of enslavement and its legacy – the ideology of white supremacy.
NPR recently aired an interview with Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s newest District Attorney, who narrowly won the race on a platform of radically overhauling how that office handles crime and punishment.