Restorative Justice Poster Presentations
Learning about Restorative Justice can have a great on your students. Students in the south suburban area have participated in various levels of restorative justice at their local institutions. Some students have been asked to illustrate their Restorative Justice experiences through this poster presentation. Stop by to learn more about students’ diverse Restorative Justice experiences.
Restorative Justice Marketplace
Local clubs and organizations that provide and/or support Restorative Justices practices will display their services and promotional materials to aid in your understanding, knowledge, and training endeavors for Restorative Justice. For more information on how to get your club/organization a display table during this conference, please visit check out the marketplace information.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Karp
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Professor of Sociology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Dr. Karp is nationally known for his work in Restorative Justice with a focus on colleges, universities, prison programs, and the community. Dr. Karp, recently presented at the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA) on building best practices for dealing with student misconduct restoratively.
During this working lunch participants will have the opportunity to have more in-depth discussions about restorative justice at their current institution.
Under the direction of Dr. Karp, participants will come together to begin learning the practice of using talking circles as a restorative justice technique.
Concurrent Session 1.1: Higher Education Institutions
Many college campuses would like to infuse Restorative Justice practices into their work with students. Building on the discussions held up to this point, this session will provide an in-depth look into how Restorative Justice can support your campus community.
Concurrent Session 1.2: Primary/ Secondary Education Institutions
Restorative justice practices are increasingly serving as a standard practice for elementary, middle, and high schools. As issues of bullying remain a serious concern, this session will provide an in-depth look into how Restorative Justice can support changing your school’s culture into a more peaceful one.
Concurrent Session 1.3: Community Agencies
Restorative justice practices have been known to effectively support all parties in the community involved in harms, crimes, or conflicts. This concurrent session will offer evidence and practical experiences to support the use of Restorative Justice in our communities and/or daily routines.