Restorative Justice NGO

Stopping for the one

An anxious and nervous man dressed in the regulation prison orange, tentatively entered the room as we were setting up for the days activities.  He was clearly distressed his face and body language expressing anguish in every movement.   We calmly asked his name, said he was welcome in the room and to join in…
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September 26, 2017 0

Hurt People, Hurt People

“It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim” Alice Miller Swiss Psychologist Restorative Justice (RJ) puts victims in the centre of a process that seeks to bring healing from harm caused by actions against them.  Unlike the criminal justice process that focuses on perpetrators of…
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September 24, 2017 0


Today we did an exercise where we get our clients in prison to list all the crime they can think of —that’s easy, they can list many. What is NOT easy is when we ask them to then place a checkmark on a piece of paper of every one of these crimes has been done…
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July 11, 2017 0