Tip of the Week – Maintain a Postive Attitude

In February 2008 SCVRJP was recognized by the American Probation and Parole Association.  The APPA is a organization of 30,000 US & Canadian Correctional Officers.  We were given the award at Winter Training Institute in Phoneix Arizona.  The day we left there was a 19 below windchill!  It was really great to walk outside without a jacket,…

Photo of the week – values

My best guess is 1,350 plates.  I put a brand new stack of 150 next to this stack, tried to accomodate that the big stack is less compressed.  I’ve missed the plates for a few circles.  Each plate has a value written on it, and by someone I’ve had the pleasure of being in Circle…

SCVRJP hits a new milestone

Last night we had a board of directors meeting for SCVRJP.  Basic agenda items, reviewing our minutes, financial reports, updates by me the executive director.  Your normal, kinda boring run of the mill stuff. The have to stuff to keep an organization fully running and functioning.  The board took action to move ahead with a…

SCVRJP featured in another blog!

Check out this link to a story about SCVRJP on another blog . . . this was done by a student intern over the summer.  I gave this young woman a lot of information and she wrote a really nice article. http://vanrj.wordpress.com/2008/06/26/restorative-justice-what-is-source-of-harm-scvrjp/

Painters paint, bakers bake, writers write . . .

I have to blog today.  I’ve tried to do daily posts.  It’s not easy.  Today is a “have to blog” day.  Ever notice that what we want to do and have to do, make a difference in how much we actually enjoy the task? I’ve learned SO much from blogging.  I’ve put my heart into…