Celebrate #RJWeek with these handpicked restorative justice resources

Restorative Justice Week (#RJWeek), is a global celebration that invites us to join in and lift up the inspiring restorative justice work happening around the world. #RJWeek 2023 is commemorated this year on Nov. 19-25.

We’ve handpicked five resources for you to explore this week. Check them out to learn more about restorative justice, dive into restorative practices, and share this healing vision with your community.

Intro to Restorative Justice

On Friday, Dec. 8 join CMN for an introductory workshop to explore core restorative justice concepts and practices from a Catholic perspective. Register today, and invite a friend to attend with you.

From Prison to Peacemaker: Felix’s Story

Felix Rosado spent nine long years in prison blaming everybody for his incarceration but himself. But then, two things happened: he rekindled his Catholic faith and learned about restorative justice. Watch this 5-minute video to hear Felix’s powerful story of transformation.

A Spirituality of Reconciliation Provides Space for Rest

Many practitioners of restorative justice experience a similar exhaustion. Rest is a vital element to sustaining ourselves in this work. Read more in this blog from CTU theology professor Kevin Considine.

Dr. Desireé Anderson, Fr. Jeff Putthoff, & Jerry Tello — Living Restoratively

This episode explores what it looks like to cultivate restorative justice as part of our everyday lives, not only as a response to harm or injustice. Listen to learn about the importance of community building, self care, and more.

Paths of Renewed Encounter: A Restorative Justice Engagement Guide for Catholic Communities

Start learning about how to implement restorative practices in your parish, ministry, community, or beyond. Explore this digital resource today.