Working Toward Reconciliation with a Spiritual Community in Crisis

Every restorative justice project is more than a project: it’s a new conversation, a new puzzle to piece together, a new invitation for reflection and growth, together with those we walk alongside. We are always impacted by the work we do and those we engage with, but sometimes the work stretches us in unexpected ways. […]

Rituals for Letting Go in Consulting Work

In RJ we do relational work – how do we as consultants honour “moving on” from our clients?  I am contending lately with an obvious but sometimes unacknowledged fact: my work is more than just a transaction. Even though relationship is at the very heart of restorative justice work, contract work by nature has created […]

New Webinar on RJ and HR

Dignity, belonging and repair: three core principles for restorative approaches in human resource management. Find out more in this recent Zehr Institute webinar by Michelle Jacket and Matthew Hartman of Just Outcomes. And if you’re still curious about a restorative approach in organizations, come join us for our next scheduled Restorative, Equitable and Accountable Leadership […]

How to Pick Sides in a War

“Peacemaking doesn’t mean passivity. It is the act of interrupting injustice without mirroring injustice, the act of disarming evil without destroying the evildoer, the act of finding a third way that is neither fight nor flight but the careful, arduous pursuit of reconciliation and justice. It is about a revolution of love that is big […]