Zehr Institute webinar and online course focus on police-community partnerships and restorative justice practices

The Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice announces a special webinar about police and community justice partnerships on Wednesday, April 26, from 4:30-6 p.m. Officer Vanessa Westley, a 25-year veteran with ... read more about Zehr Institute webinar and online course focus on police-community partnerships and restorative justice practices

EMU students see restorative justice principles in action during annual visit to Graterford correctional facility

Each year, a group of undergraduate and graduate students from Eastern Mennonite University studying restorative justice travel to Graterford State Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania for a unique opportunity to learn ... read more about EMU students see restorative justice principles in action during annual visit to Graterford correctional facility

Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Professor Adriana Rojas knows the demand for professional interpreters has increased in Harrisonburg. Rojas, who teaches Spanish at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), says she often receives emails asking for student ... read more about Learn ethical, responsible interpretation skills at ‘Interpreting for Social Justice’ workshop

Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell

Professor Melody M. Pannell shares experiences in researching the effects of racism and sexism, as well as historical trauma, on the mental health of young black girls in this article for the magazine of Mennonite Women USA.     ... read more about Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell from Timbrel