Restorative Justice Conference this weekend
- Published: May 31, 2018
The second Restorative Justice Conference in Yellow Springs takes place this Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2, with a focus on using restorative justice techniques in situations of sexual violence.
The conference, “Are We there Yet?” kicks off with a free opening community panel discussion featuring national experts on using restorative justice strategies in sexual and domestic violence situations. The event, which takes place Friday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at John Bryan Center, features Duke Fisher of the Skidmore College Project on Restorative Justice, Dr. Joan Pennell, director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement at North Carolina State University, and Kaaren Williamsen, director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center at the University of Michigan. The public is invited.
On the following day, the daylong conference kicks off at 9 a.m. at Antioch College. The cost for the daylong event is $65 for adults, $25 for students.
Those interested should register as soon as possible by going online to https://tinyurl.com/rj-tickets.
Organizers of the event are Jennifer Berman of Antioch College and Jalyn Roe of Community Empowerment Organization, or CEO.