Benefits of Restorative Justice
- Tell the offender how you and others have been affected.
- Decide how the harm should be repaired.
- Receive support from the community.
- Have your questions answered about why this happened to you.
If you are a person who has done harm to another, restorative justice allows you to:
- Assume accountability for your actions.
- Hear how your actions affected others.
- Express remorse.
- Help decide how the harm should be repaired.
- Begin the process of restoring trust.
Why Restorative Justice?
Restorative Justice views wrong-doing as harm. The person who was harmed, the person doing the harm, and the community work together to find a restorative justice approach that will:
Entry into this program will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Those who experience harm and those doing the harm will be contacted by a representative about participation in this program.