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Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

Representatives from six police departments across the country attended a law enforcement retreat on restorative justice Nov. 11-13 near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The retreat was co-hosted by the Harrisonburg (Virginia) Police ... read more about Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

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Restorative justice ‘gives people a voice’ in the justice system

Most justice systems focus solely on law and order, but that’s not enough, Carl Stauffer, an associate professor of justice and development studies at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, said during a Saturday morning presentation in Winchester sponsored by the Shenandoah Valley Chapter of Coming to the Table. ... read more about Restorative justice ‘gives people a voice’ in the justice system from Winchester Star

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One-day course on ‘Understanding the Ecology of Violent Extremism’ builds upon popular new SPI class

When Lisa Schirch was asked to teach a course on violent extremism at Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI), the peacebuilding expert and research professor took an online tour ... read more about One-day course on ‘Understanding the Ecology of Violent Extremism’ builds upon popular new SPI class