Punishing the Poor: Criminalizing Poverty, Restorative Justice: Join the Movement

Goodman South Madison Library

Restorative Justice: Join the Movement

Ron Johnson, current Coordinator of Dane County’s Community Restorative Court, will present Restorative Justice: Join the Movement, a presentation that lays out the basic tenets of restorative justice and its application as it relates to resolving disputes in communities and between individuals. The presentation will include the restorative justice application as it relates to the criminal justice system, and the cultural history of restorative justice as a healing force derived from Native American culture. He will talk about the ethical implications of restorative justice, and contrast the traditional criminal justice system with the restorative approach. This presentation will stress the importance of community involvement in the practice of restorative justice.

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