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SHAPING JUSTICE

for the
21st Century 

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WE ENVISION

a safe and equitable world where restorative interactions transform individuals, relationships, communities and systems through the prevention, repair and deep healing of harm.

WE ADVANCE

community and restorative justice as a social movement by serving people and organizations committed to building community and repairing harm.

WE PROVIDE

guidance and support to establish high quality practices with fidelity to restorative principles.

WE ARE

the National Association of Community and Restorative Justice, and we want to be

IN COMMUNITY WITH YOU.

  THE

LARGEST RESTORATIVE JUSTICE GATHERING

IN THE WORLD

To date, NACRJ has convened eight National Conferences on Community and Restorative Justice; the most recent being in Chicago in July 2022. Incredible growth over the past fifteen years-from 183 attendees in 2007 to 1,707 attendees in 2022-signifies the continued interest and expansion of community and restorative justice across the U.S. and world. The 9th National Conference is set for July 2024 in Washington, D.C. - we hope you will join us.

UPCOMING EVENTS

NACRJ NEWS & BLOG

New article celebrates the inspiring career of Dr. mark Umbreit, NACRJ's First Board President

New article celebrates the inspiring career of Dr. Mark Umbreit, NACRJ’s First Board President

June 20, 2023

The University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality…

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NACRJ Board Member Thalia Gonzalez & NACRJ Advisory Council Member Jonathan Scherzer team up for ABA webinar

NACRJ Board Member Thalia González & NACRJ Advisory Council Member Jonathan Scharrer team up for ABA webinar

June 1, 2023

Bias, Equity and Restorative Justice Webinar June 13, 2023 1:00PM…

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Thalia González is a Professor of Law at the University of California College of Law, San Francisco

May 31, 2023

School administrators and teachers are concerned about ongoing problems with…

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NEWEST ADDITIONS TO THE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE MAP

Testimonials

"NACRJ provides me with connections across the country and a sense of a community."

"The most valuable benefit of NACRJ for me is the networking and shared resources"

"I value the national/global perspective the national conference offers"

"NACRJ is an amazing opportunity and I'm grateful to those who organize the conference. Thank you to everyone who has helped and will help organize these events in past and future."

"Thank you for the work you put into the conference! It was a great learning opportunity."

"Deep gratitude to those at NACRJ who have worked tirelessly to provide so many with a very valuable and uplifting conference experience"

"I always learn a lot at the conference and it is a great networking opportunity. I can't wait for the next one."

"Thank you for the warm hospitality at the conference!"

"The conference workshops were incredible"

"The mixture between panels, lectures, and circles kept me energized throughout the conference. I loved the live music as well."

"The conference was great and hearing about ways that Restorative Justice is used across the country is so powerful!"

"I appreciate the diversity in conference speakers and attendees"

"Good energy! Everyone is so nice and engaged. I'm definitely coming back to the conference next year!!!"

"I liked that the conference gave me opportunities for meaningful conversations."

"Amazing conference speakers and sessions"

"Thank you for an amazing session! I’m leaving feeling energized & ready to spread the work."

"Very engaging! Such a fun and profound experience! Thank you"

"This was so powerful!!! Thank you!"

"I appreciate the different professional perspectives provided by NACRJ"

JOIN US IN OUR MISSION OF

SUPPORTING. CONNECTING. ADVANCING.

COMMUNITY AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

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