COLORADO – GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMS
USA – ACADEMIA PROGRAMS
Eastern Mennonite University Center for Justice and Peacemaking
Provides direct services such as training, consulting, process design, conciliation, mediation, and action-oriented research. Offers a Master of Arts in Education degree with a concentration in Restorative Justice in Education (36 semester hours) and Graduate Certificate Programs in Restorative Justice Education and Conflict Transformation (15 semester hours).
USA – COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
USA – ASSOCIATION PROGRAMS
Barron County (Wisconsin) Restorative Justice Programs, Inc.
A private, non-profit corporation whose purpose is to provide inspiration, leadership and information sharing in the development and support of various models of justice which create opportunities for dialogue between victims, offenders and their communities for the purpose of healing and restoration. One of many BRJ-run programs
USA – FAITH PROGRAMS
Center for Spirituality at Work (formerly Vincentian Center)
Operates the Making Choices program for teaching life-planning and decision-making skills to women incarcerated at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility. Sponsored and facilitated by the Center, the program trains business and professional women to mentor women inmates.
Centre For Restorative Justice, Australian National University
Undertakes high-quality theoretical and empirical research in this rapidly growing field. The mission is to ensure that the Australian National University remains a world leader in restorative justice scholarship and a leading trainer of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in the field.
Australian Institute of Criminology – RJ in Australia
Australia’s pre-eminent national crime and criminal justice research agency. Based in Canberra, the Institute plays an important role in conducting timely and proactive research on crime and criminology and disseminating information to provide the Australia Government with a unique knowledge base from which to inform policy.
Conflict Resolution Network Canada
Helps people find ways through conflict encouraging the use of peaceful processes in everyday life. Promotes and extends the use of conflict resolution and restorative justice processes such as negotiation, mediation, conflict resolution and restorative practices such as negotiation, mediation, consensus-building and peacemaking circles. Provides services to schools, workplaces, communities, criminal justice settings, environment, media, government, and international settings.
Circles of Support and Accountability
These circles across Canada aim to substantially reduce the risk of future victimization of community members by assisting, supporting, and holding accountable released sex offenders in their task of integrating with the community and leading responsible and productive lives.
Church Council on Justice and Corrections
A national coalition of faith-based individuals and churches in Ottowa, Ontario, who seek a more humane way of doing criminal justice – primarily by education, advocacy, and community development initiatives that foster healthier communities and crime prevention through social responsibility.
Centre for Restorative Justice, Simon Fraser University
Provides a focal point for faculty, students, and members of the community to explore a broad range of restorative justice issues. Maintains facilities, materials, services, personnel, and other resources dedicated to the study, teaching, and practice of restorative justice.
Restorative Justice Ireland Network
Works to raise awareness and stimulate interest in restorative justice throughout Ireland. Aims to promote restorative justice as an effective way of coping with crime and its effects; network between persons and agencies interested in developing restorative justice and give them a vehicle for sharing information, good practices, research and information about training opportunities; to link restorative justice in Ireland with developments in other parts of the world and contribute to international dialogue and earning; to facilitate the application of restorative justice principles into specific programs and initiatives in Ireland. Established in 2997 and steered by a number of voluntary and statutory agencies in North and South.
European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice
The general aim of the Forum is to establish and develop victim-offender mediation and other restorative justice practices throughout Europe. The Forum promotes the international exchange of information and mutual help; promotes the development of effective restorative justice policies, services and legislation; explores and develops the theoretical basis of restorative justice; stimulates research; and assists the development of principles, ethics, training and good practice.
Restorative Justice Centre – South Africa
A South African non-profit organization established in 1998 in Tshwane/Pretoria. Helps to settle conflicts caused by crime through restorative justice practices and to facilitate healing for individuals and communities affected by crime. Direct services are offered to individuals; indirect services are offered to court officials, correctional service personnel, educators, police, and community organizations. Offers training, lobbies to change government policy and legislation to bring a more healing approach into the justice system, build the RJ movement in South Africa, offer support to researchers in the field, and help other organizations to build their capacity to deliver services in the field.
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation
A multi-disciplinary, non-governmental organization concerned with policy formation, implementation, service delivery, education, training, and consulting services for both victims and perpetrators of violence in reconciliation and conflict management.
International Institute for Restorative Justice Practices
A non-profit organization that provides education, consultation, and research in support of the development of restorative justice practices around the world. The IIRP has several programs, each focusing on the use of restorative practices in a different area. Conducts Real Justice for restorative practices in criminal justice; SaferSanerSchools, for restorative practices in schools; FamilyPower, for restorative practices in child and family welfare and GoodCompany, for restorative practices in workplaces. Works closely with its sister organizations, the Community Service Foundation (CFS) and Buxmont Academy, which operate programs that demonstrate restorative practices in education, counseling, and residential services for troubled youth.