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These monthly Community Councils are intended to be opportunities to participate in a Council alongside others. The next Council will take place in midtown Manhattan on February 27, 2020 at 6:15pm. If you would like to attend, please register here. Please note, space is limited. You will need to RSVP in order to attend so we can notify our Security team of your presence. You will receive a confirmation email by February 21, 2020, if you are enrolled.Find out more »
Greer Ellis, of Project Reset and the Center for Justice at Columbia University, will resume her Peacemaking Circles on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month beginning November 19, 2019. All Harlem community members are welcome to attend. The Circle is a confidential space for authentic dialogue from diverse perspectives. The Circle supports healing and justice that includes personal growth, family dynamics, healthy relationships, community building and societal concerns. The intent is to recognize all voices and collectively find solutions. Please RSVP at…Find out more »
This circle will be guided by the wisdom of Circle Keeper, Tyisha Jackson, one of the founders and Executive Director of Incredible Credible Messengers, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports individuals returning to their family and community after incarceration through trauma-informed practices. She is trained in restorative practices and is an alumna of The Institute of Transformative Mentoring. Ms. Jackson is proudly at the forefront of NYC’s Credible Messenger movement and consistently demonstrates the power of authentic caring relationships to change…Find out more »
In this workshop, Youth Connection will review what skills both teachers and students need to participate in these types of discussions. Staff will share story- and discussion-based resources that can be useful for building adults’ skills of stepping back and facilitating a student-centered discussion, as well as students’ skills of communicating effectively about their experiences and actively listening to their peers.Find out more »
The purpose of this workshop is to explore and interpret the root causes of racial injustice and urban trauma. Through dialogue, dramatization, drumming, and dance, participants will explore how systemic racism impacts individuals, families, communities, and organizations. Ultimately, the goal is to build a culture of resilience for challenging systemic racism locally and globally. COST: $300 per person, which includes light breakfast each day. Space is limited. A limited number of scholarships are available for emerging practitioners. For questions or…Find out more »
This event information is offered as a community resource. Being listed on the calendar does not imply endorsement by RJI. Want to submit your restorative justice-related event to this calendar? Send us the details here: https://restorativejustice.nyc/calendar/community/add.