Five women and two men from four countries — all trained in Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) — testify to its power of positive transformation. STAR is a research-supported program that brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, and restorative justice to address …
Well-known photographer and restorative justice expert Howard Zehr explores the bond that pickup truck owners have with their vehicles in his new book, Pickups: A Love Story (Good Books). Here he presents a few stories and images with colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University.
Howard Zehr, Professor of Restorative Justice at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, Restorative Justice Coordinator at Mennonite Central Committee U.S., present “A Brief History of the Victim-Offender and Restorative Justice Movements” at Strasburg Mennonite Church, Strasburg, PA, February 27, 2012.
Dr. Howard Zehr describes “Restorative Justice: The Promise, the Challenge,” the class which he teaches with Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, a program of the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA. Learn more at: http://www.emu.edu/spi
Colorado State University’s Assistant Director of the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct Services, Shay Bright, talks about the benefits of restorative justice practices in the collegiate campus environment.
The director of Judicial Affairs at James Madison University talks about restorative justice in the field of campus conduct administration on collegiate campuses, including JMU. He also reflects on the influence of Howard Zehr as his mentor.
Aaron Lyons (MA in Conflict Transformatiom, 2008) gives his definition of restorative justice involving all of those affected by a harm or a crime in the outcome, the putting right of the harm. It brings those who were involved to the table to discuss how …