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‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

Congregations must grapple with the contentious times in which we live. Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2017 School for Leadership Training (SLT) will speak to divisions of race, power, privilege and ideology—and ... read more about ‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

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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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‘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

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Center for Justice and Peacebuilding graduate students present spring semester 2016 practicum projects

Students in Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding‘s practice-oriented graduate program in conflict transformation culminate their coursework in one of three options. The organizational practicum requires a 2-4 ... read more about Center for Justice and Peacebuilding graduate students present spring semester 2016 practicum projects