Membership Info

NACRJ is a membership-driven association!

Please consider joining our NACRJ membership as an:

  • Individual (regular and student options)
  • Institutional (allows up to 5 sponsored members)

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What are the benefits of membership?

  • Reduced rates at our bi-annual conferences
  • Access to large topical collections of full-text articles and public documents
  • “Virtual Circle” discussion forum and the bi-monthly “Restorative Well” e-letter
  • Email notifications of new restorative justice resources: videos, readings, policy statements, etc.
  • Announcements of current job openings and national / regional level trainings
  • On-line Membership Directory for networking and professional development
  • Involvement in shaping new policy (both legislative policies and recommended best practices)
  • Strength and support that comes from being part of a larger restorative justice network

What do membership fees support?

In short, your annual fee supports the overall vision and mission of the association to promote the growth and broader application of community and restorative justice in the United States. Read more... 

How does the Membership and Log-In system work?

As part of subscribing to a paid membership, you will establishe a USERNAME and a PASSWORD. As long as your paid membership stays active, you will have access to deeper parts of this website, including:

  • Membership directory with contact information
  • Full-text articles from our online collection
  • Various other resources

How long is each membership term?

Memberships run from June 1 through May 31 of each year. Renewals are due in the May-through-July time frame. We close out memberships each year from the preceding membership year at midnight on July 31.

Memberships and renewals paid in the May-June-July period are for the following new membership year. Renewals are made through the same payment system once you log-in with your user name and password. At any time you can make changes to your information profile.


Please note that our PayPal host system handles all credit cards and you do not need to have a PayPal account.

National Conferences

Our 6th NACRJ Conference was held in Oakland, CA on June 16-18, 2017 with three pre-conference training sessions on June 15, 2017.  We had 1,319 attendees, terrific keynote/plenary sessions and cultural performances, nearly 300 presentations, an awards ceremony, and a concert by "dead prez".  

Audio recordings of keynotes, interviews, photos and more can be found on the 2017 Conference page.

Check out past NACRJ Conferences in 2013, 2015, 2017 on the Conferences tab.

Planning for our 7th NACRJ Conference is progressing nicely.  It will be in Denver, CO (June 14-16, 2019) with Pre-Conference Training Sessions on June 13, 2019.  Put it on your calendar.  We want to see you there.

In 2021, the 8th NACRJ Conference will be held in Chicago, IL.  We look forward to being in Chi-Town. 


Become a member

Members have access to large collections of documents on victimization, restorative justice, community justice and many other topics (see the Public Resources page for samples).

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