VIDEOS, ARTICLES & RESEARCH
"Restorative Practice in the Classroom with Moana Brown"
Teacher/educator Moana Brown focuses on the experiences of Maori students and their families and the effects that restorative practices has had on their ability to engage in a process that is fair, equitable and empowering. Moana shares practices that invite students to make more conscious choices and the roles parents, teachers and the community can play in generating more possibilities in their learning community.
"Unexpected Peace: Victim Story on Restorative Justice"
This video details the story of a 19 yr old woman who took 17 years to come full circle to be free from anger, bitterness and vengeance to inner peace after her father had been axed to death by a young neighbour.
Restorative Justice in Canada: what victims should know
- Prepared by the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime –
WHY WE NEED TO BRING TOGETHER TRAUMA-INFORMED AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRINCIPLES TO IMPROVE PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCE OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
New Zealand Investment Brief
- Prepared by the Gov't of New Zealand: Primary Author Tim Hughes –
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Restorative Justice Review: A frame for Criminal Justice Transformation in Alberta
A research team was procured by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General to produce a report examining the state of restorative justice in Alberta. This report would include a literature review, an examination of models of restorative justice, as well as, a set of recommendations for the Government of Alberta to enhance the practice of restorative justice. The team of consultants was asked to provide a final report in March 2018.
- Lead Researcher Jennifer J. Llewellyn:
Economic Value of Restorative Justice - a summary
- A summary of findings regarding the economic value of RJ from various resources
Principles and Guidelines for Restorative Justice in Criminal Matters
- Federal-Provincial - Territorial Ministers for Justice and Public Safety. August 2019
Canadian principles and guidelines for RJ in criminal matters were first published in 2004 following an extensive national engagement process. They have been updated with input from RJ programs, facilitators, and volunteers; experts and academics; Indigenous organizations; victims’ organizations; criminal justice professionals; and government officials from across the country.
Understanding barriers to Restorative Justice for young people, young adults and victims of crime. - Leah Robinson and Dr. Rebecca Banwell-Moore - March 2023
This report is based on Why me?’s three-year project which started in September 2020 and focused on improving Restorative Justice for young people and young adults. The work done within this project has enabled us to learn about the barriers preventing the wider use of Restorative Justice for young people and young adults.