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…

SCVRJP recieves MADD award

Madd Wisconin held a Statewide Award Ceremony.  This years theme: No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. SCVRJP was one of the evenings award recipients.  I was able to attend since I had a training the very next morning in Green Bay.  I felt so fortunate that attending with me was…

Why I love training, teaching and facilitating workshops

The great people at CESA 7, Chris and Amy recently hosted another Restorative Justice training.  A one-day overview of Restorative Justice in schools was held in Green Bay.  Together 18 of us took a good look into the philosophy and background of Restorative Justice in Schools.  We did a demonstration Circle, my favorite part of…

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…

SCVRJP volunteer resources

St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice will send you monthly newsletters, email scvrjpcranston@gmail.com.  Theses newletters include volunteer opportunities.  We love to have our volunteers self-select what they would like to help with.  We started a FACEBOOK group today.  We’ll keep that updated with volunteer training and opportunties.  I posted a few links to that site, and…