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Community Justice AND Restorative Justice

“We have to repair harm between individuals as well as repair harm in community.” We’re joined by Michael Gilbert, Executive Director of the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice as we explore the dynamics and meaning of community justice. Followed by your fresh take of Nonviolence in the News with Michael Nagler. https://mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/nonviolence-radio_2019-03-01_09final.mp3Podcast: Play… read more

Restorative Justice Animation & Resources

Can justice heal?   [The retributive justice system] is the most powerful stimulant of violence that we have yet discovered. ~ James Gilligan Mass incarceration is one of the most painful issues in our society. Clearly, we are approaching crime and how to deal with those who have committed a crime in the wrong way. No… read more

Restorative Justice for Petaluma

Photo credit: Restorative Resources A Community Conversation about Justice. Join the Metta Center for Nonviolence and Restorative Resources for a Petaluma community conversation about the practice of restorative justice. What is restorative justice? How does it help us as individuals within our community? How does it help our students perform better in school and in life?… read more

Restorative Justice and Us – Podcast

I had learnt the true practice of law. I had learnt to find out the better side of human nature and to enter men’s hearts. I realized that the true function of a lawyer was to unite parties riven asunder. The lesson was so indelibly burnt into me that a large part of my time… read more

Restorative Justice as CP: Daily Metta Weekend Video

In this video, Michael Nagler explains the key nonviolent concept called “constructive program” and contextualizes restorative justice within the framework of a workable constructive program strategy. Please add your comments below. About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta Center’s executive director, launched Daily Metta in 2015 as a way to share Gandhi’s spiritual wisdom… read more

At the root of restorative justice: Daily Metta Weekend Video

In this talk about Search for a Nonviolent Future, Michael Nagler gives some examples to show that human beings cannot function equally in a system that maintains punishment as a way to treat each other. Anytime we break human beings into groups like this, we make violence inevitable. When we go beyond those roles and… read more

Our Minds on Restorative Justice Daily Metta

In this discussion about Search for a Nonviolent Future, Michael Nagler gives some examples about the way that restorative justice begins in our minds. He emphasizes that what we tell ourselves about ourselves matters more than we know. Please add your comments below. About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta Center’s executive director, launched… read more

Restorative Justice is the Key: Your Daily Metta Weekend Video

In this video, Michael Nagler makes a case for restorative justice as a key to making nonviolence a part of our culture. Please add your comments below. About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta Center’s executive director, launched Daily Metta in 2015 as a way to share Gandhi’s spiritual wisdom and experiments with nonviolence.… read more

Community and Restorative Justice

There are people who walk towards conflict wanting to know peace. This encapsulates the sense I had of the practitioners and panelists I met at the 5th National Conference on Community and Restorative Justice in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (May 31 to June 3). But there is more. The conference was not only on restorative justice,… read more

Restorative Justice in Schools-A video

This video defines what restorative justice is, what it looks like in schools, and both students’ and teachers’ perspectives of restorative justice. When the principles or restorative justice are employed in a preventative manner across the school, we call these processes restorative practices.   –Submitted by Joseph Gardella, Metta Center Strategic Advisory Council Member.… read more