Georgia Conflict Center's online blog, where we share reflections, interviews, and articles related to restorative justice and restorative practices.
A recent opinion piece from The New York Times discusses the peril of elderly incarcerated individuals. As the article states, the ACLU estimates that "by 2030, people over 55 will constitute a third of the country's prison population", even though elderly people are significantly less likely to reoffend.Read full article (LINK OPENS IN A NEW TAB) →
A new study finds moving to restorative practices to respond to student misconduct has led to a significant reduction in suspensions and arrests.Read full article (LINK OPENS IN A NEW TAB) →
Taken at face value, the 12′ structure installed on playa will spell out a cheeky provocation, “NO DANCING,” clearly legible from afar. But as the viewer approaches, each of the large block letters will reveal a story, a testimonial from a real person about a personal experience with unjust rules. Smith sees the piece as a call to awareness of social injustice and the power of restorative justice.Read full article (LINK OPENS IN A NEW TAB) →