It never hurts to treat yourself restoratively. Restorative Justice requires introspection.

I recently cleaned out my nightstand drawer.  I thought the mix of items were really interesting, can I explain a few. -The Mini Bottle of Sky vodka, upper right corner.  Demonstrates my protective parenting skills.  I found the vodka outside of our apartment building, right by the door.  Just laying in the grass, unopened.  It’s mine now. …

Restorative Justice allows us to speak with wisdom and real-ness.

One of the phrases I typically say in trainings:  “Nothing new under the sun”.  My point is two-fold.  First Restorative Justice isn’t all that orginal,  its more of the orginal kindness people needed to survive.  It’s as old as the sun itself.  I believe Restorative Justice reconnects us to the past way of relating. I…

Circlespace – Restorative Justice Classroom Circle training

Upcoming Trainings available. CESA 7 in Green Bay – Nov 18 & 19, Course description and more courses on the CESA webpage. Trainings for 2010 that will be held at the Restorative Justice Center – January 21 & 22 and April 15 & 16.  Limited seating, and the workshop investment is $200.00, which includes lunch, snacks,…

“no one person owns the truth” an aspect of restorative philosophy.

When facilitating a Circle, I try to always point out the Center.  I explain that we all see the same items, but we each have a different ‘perspective’. Depending on the purpose of the Circle, I get more into explaining how no one person owns the truth.  When people sit around in Circle, in the…