Faith-Based Restorative Justice Workshop
This training will explore how the Archdiocese of San Francisco ministry supports homicide survivors, prisoners, justice-involved people and families separated by incarceration, using experience-based strategies and functions that embrace these vulnerable populations.
The training includes workshop activities in small group sessions. Each topic in the activity begins with a biblical scripture passage, a brief meditation on the particular topic to read, and related questions to assist reflecting and applying the topic.
Who should attend this workshop
Community leaders who want to gain foundational Restorative Justice Practices skills to support survivors of homicide, prisoners, people in reentry and families of prisoners.
Purpose, goals and objectives
After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Identify the benefits of restorative justice
- Identify where restorative justice can be practiced with those affected by crime and incarceration
- Discuss what restorative dialogue is and how it differs from a common understanding of dialogue
- Discuss how they can personally practice restorative dialogue in their families and their communities
- Choose at least one area in their life to begin practicing restorative dialogue
- Discuss how restorative justice can contribute to healing people harmed by others
- Understand root causes of violence in our communities
- Implement and present this training in communities where they work
Presenter: Julio Escobar, Restorative Justice Practitioner, ACT Violence Prevention Program certified instructor
COVID-19 vaccination and booster are required.
Please contact Julio Escobar if interested in attending.
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