Short Interview on Restorative Justice
Thank you to the Sage and Sassy Sisterhood for asking me to do this short interview on Restorative Justice. You can watch the full interview here:
Restorotopias – A Conversation with Lindsey Pointer
Brunilda Pali recently posted an interview with me on her site, Restorotopias. I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation! Bruna is a role model for me in the restorative practices field, so I was thrilled when she mentioned the idea of an interview. For any RJ practitioners that may be reading, we touch on a few tricky…
Talking Piece Podcast Interview: Restorative Practices Training
As a committed podcast fan, I was very excited to be part of the Talking Piece Podcast. Thank you Glenn Millar for a great conversation about Restorative Practices training!
Limitless by Sarah Jensen and Mary Brimmer
This is a great video by two Skidmore students, Sarah Jensen and Mary Brimmer. They follow two students from David Karp’s Restorative Practices class who facilitate community building circles in a local high school. A powerful example of the impact of circle practice!
EdX Interview: Restorative Practices at Victoria University of Wellington
Haley and I were interviewed for the EdX course Restorative Justice and Practice: Emergence of a Social Movement about the implementation of restorative practices at Victoria University, specifically in the Residential Halls. Check out the videos below for two clips from that interview.
Connection Circles in the Classroom
This is a great article written by a friend of mine, Eric Rasmussen, who went through Longmont Community Justice Partnership’s Restorative Practices for the Classroom training. He has implemented Connection Circles in his middle school classroom and the results have been amazing! Enjoy! Connection Circles: How to Establish a Restorative Circle Practice by Eric Rasmussen
Invisibilia: “Flip the Script”
This episode of the podcast Invisibilia, “Flip the Script,” is well worth a listen. The first two stories are about the power of responding to violence and hostility with love. The first story is about an attempted robbery at a dinner party and the second story is about how a Danish town helped young, frustrated…
Restorative Justice Has Something for Everyone
State Representative Pete Lee has successfully passed several bills advancing Restorative Justice in Colorado since he was first elected in 2011. The most recent of these bills was passed unanimously. At the Colorado Restorative Justice Symposium in September, Representative Lee explained how he achieved this astounding bipartisan support. “To the Libertarian Republicans who are skeptical of…
Of Doubt and Change
By Fellow Officer This piece was written by a police officer about his first experience with restorative justice. He submitted the piece to be shared anonymously with other officers. Restorative justice? Yeah right! Bad guys go to jail. That’s the way it is and should stay. Ask any child how the game of “cops and…
A Conversation with Public Safety Chief (Chief of Police) Mike Butler
Q: Why did you decide to integrate restorative justice into the Police Department? A: Having worked in the criminal justice system for as long as I have and seeing the results over a period of time and its effectiveness or lack thereof and believing there are other forces out there that could be brought to…