Law enforcement, security, and mediation professionals looking to finish their bachelor’s degree may find a perfect fit in a new concentration at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). A new certificate in ... read more about New restorative justice certificate available to adult degree earners
Last year, more than 6,500 listeners in 102 countries and 1,239 cities across the globe enjoyed Season 1 of the “Peacebuilder” podcast, hosted by Patience Kamau MA ’17 and featuring faculty and staff from Eastern ... read more about Join a conversation with Peacebuilder podcast host Patience Kamau
After a decade of service at Eastern Mennonite University and the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Professor Carl Stauffer has accepted a new position as senior expert in reconciliation at ... read more about U.S. Institute of Peace taps CJP professor
For four weeks in August, the congregation of Divine Unity Community Church was welcomed into discussions about racial justice. The format was a healing circle, with the concepts of restorative ... read more about Church’s racial justice project aided by circlekeepers
Reclaimed police funds could be distributed to shelters, rape crisis centers, mental health services and programs to combat sexual violence, experts say ... Community-driven responses to sexual violence like transformative justice offer some insight on how that might come to fruition. While there is no single definition, transformative justice could be broadly defined as a “framework that doesn’t depend on solving violence with another form of violence,” Johonna Turner, an assistant professor of restorative justice and peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, said.
... read more about NBC News: Professor Johonna Turner on ‘defund the police’ movement and new paths to justice for sexual assault survivors from NBC News
Carl Stauffer, Eastern Mennonite University professor and co-director Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice, was a recent guest on the “Dangerous Love” podcast. He spoke with host Chad Ford about South ... read more about ‘Dangerous Love’ podcast hosts Zehr Institute co-director Carl Stauffer
Dear beloved EMU community, Like you, I am overwhelmed with revulsion and sadness by the reprehensible death of George Floyd. That the death occurred in the midst of a pandemic ... read more about President’s Statement on the Death of George Floyd
Eastern Mennonite University announces three honors of the annual Excellence in Teaching Awards: in the Tenured Faculty category, Daniel Showalter PhD, associate professor of mathematics; in the Pre-tenure Faculty category, ... read more about 2020 Excellence in Teaching awards honor professors Daniel Showalter, Johonna Turner and Bonnie Yoder
As I walk through my own new “normal” during this time of pandemic and talk with ministry leaders and restorative justice practitioners throughout the country, there are particular components of circle process and other restorative practices that I have found hold renewed meaning in this time.
... read more about Caitlin Morneau MA ’19 on lifting up restorative practices in a pandemic from Ignatian Solidarity Network