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Sat, Mar 09


Virtual Event, on Zoom

Growing a Youth Led Restorative Justice Program In Your School!

In this participatory workshop, teachers and school administrators will learn how to start and/or nurture a restorative justice program based on developing strong youth-adult partnerships. You will learn how to mentor youth in becoming peer mediators as well as community service leaders.

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Growing a Youth Led Restorative Justice Program In Your School!
Growing a Youth Led Restorative Justice Program In Your School!

Time & Location

Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Virtual Event, on Zoom


About the event

The proposed agenda is as follows:

10am-10:30am: Introduction: 

An arts-based community building circle where you will get to meet other like minded educators, and explore different ways of fostering a community of care, communication and belonging.

10:30am-11am: Tier 1 Circles Workshop:

Co-creating community norms as well as reviewing RJ theory and literature as applied to school based settings. 

11am-11:20am: "Freedom Dreaming" Artmaking/Journailng:

What is your vision for safety, belonging, peace and justice in schools? How can we design programs that not only center but also cherish youth' participation in this dream?

11:20am-11:35am: Open Share In Breakout Rooms:

Participants will circle up in small groups to discuss their freedom dreams. 

11:35am-11:45am: Whole Group Debrief:  

We will circle up for sharing and discussion

11:45am-12:30pm: Youth Participation in School Based Programs: 

We will learn youth development skills and how to design community service activities in ways that position young people as leaders as opposed to tokens. 

12:30pm-1:15pm: LUNCH!

Participants can do their own thing or join a breakout room of their choice (TBA by participant survey) for "lunch with a friend" 

1:15pm-2:15pm: Peer Mediation Roundtables Training:

Participants will learn the protocols for training youth as peer mediators in roundtable settings as well as in whole-class circles. 

2:15pm-2:45pm: Designing Systmes & Logistics for Success:

Partipants will gain access to curriculum as well as organizational forms, etc to use in their own schools.

2:45pm-3pm: Closing Circle & Next Steps:

We will have a closing circle ritual and offer some next step we might take in our own schools in regards to youth-led restorative justice. 


  • Youth Led RJ Workshop

    This ticket includes access to our "RJ Practitioners" WhatsApp group where we ask and answer each others' questions anytime that is needed and where the facilitator posts and shares curricula and other opportunities!

    +$0.75 service fee
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