Making America Fail Again

My father was a complicated man. We like to believe that who we are is shaped by the collection of a thousand experiences over time, and while I am sure there was much that made the man, there were but two that consumed him. His father abandoned him as a child, and his mother diedContinue reading “Making America Fail Again”

Beyond Harm and Circles: Reimagining Restorative Justice

What is restorative justice? Although not explicitly confined, the practice and framework generally center around repairing harm in the aftermath of a crime and repairing this harm via dialogue between parties impacted (Van Ness & Strong, 2015). While measuring success can be an ambiguous endeavor, a growing body of research suggests that restorative justice throughContinue reading “Beyond Harm and Circles: Reimagining Restorative Justice”