Restorative Justice in Education (RJE) Conference
June 22-23, 2021
Registration Fee: $100 for two-day conference
Payment can be made by credit card, check, or billing to a central office.
Join us in 2021 for the virtual RJE Conference. The annual two-day conference features speakers and workshop leaders with a wealth of experience in Restorative Justice in Education.
Keynote Speaker: David Yusem
Opening Keynote: Slowly Turning the Ship. Restorative Justice in Oakland Schools
David will talk about the nationally recognized RJ movement in Oakland Unified School District. He will provide lessons learned over the last 14 years of RJ implementation and offer tips for those bringing RJ to their schools and districts.
David Yusem has over 20 years of experience as a leader and practitioner in the field of conflict resolution and restorative justice. For the last 10 years he has coordinated the Restorative Justice movement at Oakland Unified School District where it is considered a national model for the implementation of restorative practices in schools.
Additional Conference Information
The 2021 conference plenary sessions will address the following Restorative Justice in Education topics:
- Foundations of RJE
- RJE Practices for Addressing Challenging Behaviors
- Massive Resilience
- Self-Care for RJE Practitioners
- Introduction to Circle Processes
- Restorative Justice Meets Queer Justice
- Disrupting the School to Prison Pipeline
- Interrogating Whiteness in RJE
- School and District Leaders Reflect on Lessons Learned
The June 22 and June 23 daily schedule will be 9:45 am to 5:15 p.m EST to maximize availability to participants and presenters from across the continental United States.
Conference Speaker Bios
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