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The Skidmore College Project on Restorative Justice conducts research, teaching, training, and technical assistance for restorative justice projects in schools, universities, communities, and the criminal justice system. 


Restorative Justice is a philosophical approach that embraces the reparation of harm, healing of trauma, reconciliation of interpersonal conflict, reduction of social inequality, and reintegration of people who have been marginalized and outcast. RJ embraces community empowerment and participation, multipartial facilitation, active accountability, and social support. A central practice of restorative justice is a collaborative decision-making process that includes harmed parties, offenders, and others who are seeking to hold offenders accountable by having them:


Events

WORKSHOP
Restorative Conferencing for K-12 Administrators: An Alternative to Suspension
February 3, 2017, 12:00-2:30PM
BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY 
Information and Registration 

LECTURE
Fania Davis, Director of RJ for Oakland 
Youth
"Restorative Justice, Racial Justice, and the School to Prison Pipeline" 
March 22, 2017, 7:30PM 
Skidmore College Gannett Auditorium (Free/Open to public)

WORKSHOP
Restorative Justice for College Student Misconduct and Residential Life
March 26, 2017
ACPA Convention
Columbus, OH
Information and Registration

TRAINING
Restorative Justice for College Student Misconduct and Residential Life
May 23-25, 2017
ACPA National Office
Washington, DC
Information and Registration


Recent News

July 28, 2016--Campus PRISM team meets with White House Task Force on Protecting Students from Sexual Assault, Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, and Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women in Washington, D.C.

June 28, 2016--David Karp presents on Campus RJ at Dalhousie University international RJ conference--see the VIDEO.

June 14, 2016--Skidmore RJ Project assists in the development of the restorative practices section of the Strategic Plan for Juvenile Justice Reform for nine counties in the NY State Capital Region.

April 6, 2016--Campus PRISM Project releases its report on using a restorative approach to address campus sexual and gender-based misconduct.


 

 

New Publication

A new edition of the Little Book is now available. Order copies from Good Books.
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