As Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices become more prevalent in schools and our communities as tools of prevention and relationship building and as a means to intervene without perpetuating the School-to-Prison Pipeline and mass incarceration, hopefully, we will see more growth in Restorative Justice on a systemic level. Check out this great article from The Atlantic “Should Communities Have a Say in How Residents Are Punished for Crime?“!
A New “Restorative Justice” Court in Chicago
by Kristen Noble
Kristen Noble specializes in program evaluation, dialogue/communication, organizational strategy, grant management, mediation, and community/donor relations in the non-profit sector. She graduated with her MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution in the School of International Service at American University. She completed her BA at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver in international studies and political science. She studies religious and ethnopolitical conflict and sectarian violence in the Middle East. She emphasizes interfaith dialogue and non-violent action. View all posts by Kristen Noble