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

Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

The skills taught for 22 years at Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute have always been relevant to people in the United States, but now they have a renewed significance. ... read more about Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

Enhance facilitation, leadership and organizational skills at SPI Community Day for area peacebuilders

Eastern Mennonite University hosts the second annual Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) Community Day Friday, Feb. 17. It will offer workshops, networking and presentations for leaders and staff of local organizations ... read more about Enhance facilitation, leadership and organizational skills at SPI Community Day for area peacebuilders

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

Graduate program in restorative justice, building on Howard Zehr’s legacy, is the first of its kind in North America

In the fall of 2016, Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) debuted an expanded course catalog featuring its new MA in Restorative Justice program. In keeping with ... read more about Graduate program in restorative justice, building on Howard Zehr’s legacy, is the first of its kind in North America

‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity

To the outsider, the June 15-18 Restorative Justice in Motion conference at Eastern Mennonite University may have looked like any other summer gathering of intellectuals, ready to share, network and ... read more about ‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity