One picture . . . a thousand words. One tear . . . . a million emotions.

The loss of a loved one is an incredible burden to bear.  When we people die, are killed or take their own lives, the burden is compounded with trauma.  SCVRJP seeks to help those impacted and those that have caused the harm. Our Walk For Awareness annual event is to provide support and raise funds.…

Training for Restorative Justice Facilitation – Fall 2012 St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program

One of the revenue generating activities for SCVRJP is consultation income.  This includes payments made to trainings held on site at SCVRJP and for contracted trainings, where I travel off site and train for another agency.  This blog post will feature some trainings that are available on-site, and would be available as contract opportunities.  The session…

Managing a nonprofit crisis – restoratively and with justice.

St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program is a small independent non-profit, 501c3.  Our SCVRJP Annual Report 2011, SCVRJP served 1,820 individuals in 139 different sessions, about 11 times a month we are in a Circle, Conference, training or presentation, that means about 2 times a week.  For 2012 we are trending ahead of last year, averaging 13 sessions a…

Office of Justice Programs – Crime & Victimization presentation – Restorative Justice.

Restorative Justice for victims, can always be shared.  I was fortunate to be able to share at the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs Crime & Victimization Conference.  My overall outline was to share what Restorative Justice is, how best to meet needs of victims with Conferences or Circles. The powerpoint I used is here:  Crime…