Comments on Attending a SCVRJP Program

Please let us know what program you attended and what your thought about attending and participating. Victim Impact Panels – providing first hand accounts of the harm that drinking and driving has caused. Underage Consumption Panels – Circle process, using harm reduction CHOICES program. Victim Offender – Conferencing – a process to repair harm and make things…

Talking RJ with Schools

  It is great when schools seek me out to help with Restorative Justice implementation and training.  It’s not always the case.  I try to get more involvement from my area schools, so I knock on doors, meet with new principals and try to make the case to bring in RJ.  I’ve got some reflections…

Safe Teen Driving Circles

The Allstate Foundation approved a grant to SCVRJP in 2007 for the “On the Road Together Safe Teen Driving Program”.  The number one cause of death for people 18-24 is car crashes!  Depending on the study 40-60% of those crashes involve alcohol.  SCVRJP & Allstate partnered with MN Twin Cities Public Television to produce a…

The lasting impact of teaching in Circle

I got this message recently, it’s from one of the students I had in my UWRF Class last semseter.  He gave me a new talking piece, made by his roomate an art major.  He has a class now with our UWRF Intern and Circle classmate: Hey! Hows everything? Hope the new class is going as…

Teaching In Circle

I teach one class a semester at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls.  The first class I taught was the Spring semester 2008 and the class that started on September 8 is the second group of students.  Next semester I will teach an advanced class in Restorative Justice. I love teaching this because we…