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Discussion and sharing of resources in working with clients involved in the criminal justice system and how screening for and treating ACEs will lead to successful re-entry of prisoners into the community and reduced recidivism for former offenders.

Restorative Justice Resources

The UK Retailer That Recruits Its Employees from Prisons (

Credit: Roger Utting / Shutterstock To read more of MaryLou Costa's article, please click here. “Hi, I’m sorry that I can’t respond to your email. I’m currently in a prison, recruiting more amazing colleagues for our business.” That’s a standard out-of-office reply for Darren Burns, who, as director of diversity and inclusion for well-known UK service retailer Timpson, spends a lot of time interviewing candidates from within prisons. CEO James Timpson made his first prison visit in 2002,...

Clinics Offering Child Care Help Parents Clear Arrest Warrants (

Credit: Freya Lowy Clark for The 19th To read more of Barbara Rodriquez' article, please click here. Cierra walked into the Bowens Senior Center with trepidation, but also hope. The promotional flier that brought the mother of three to this community center a few miles outside of Detroit offered to help people eliminate any active warrants for their arrest — people like her, who had a warrant for a years-old traffic violation. But something else on the flier also caught her attention: Along...

The National Association of Community and Restorative Justice

The National Association of Community and Restorative Justice employs principles of social and restorative justice seeking transformation in the ways justice questions are addressed. It promotes effective forms of justice that are equitable, sustainable and socially constructive. It serves as the parent organization for the National Conference on Restorative Justice and provides its members with information applicable to restorative and community justice theory and practice. Learn more about...

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