Restorative Resources


Restorative Resources: Who We Are

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    Restorative Resources is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established in 2001 and has over 2 decades of experience in providing restorative justice solutions to juvenile justice, schools, and organizations throughout California.

Restorative Resources: What We Do

  • Our Mission
    • Embody and live by restorative principles that are rooted in indigenous tradition and culture.
    • Promote, facilitate, and support restorative practices for community building, conflict resolution, and violence prevention.
    • Provide resources that empowers institutions and individuals to replace punitive systems with restorative justice.
    • Encourage the community to embrace restorative values, and to provide training and coaching to implement restorative practices.
    • Use evidence-based practices in a victim-centered approach that involves all stakeholders in repairing harm.

Restorative Justice Explained

  • Restoritive Justice Is...
    RESTORATIVE JUSTICE IS: "Restorative Justice is a process to involve, to the extent possible, those who have a stake in a specific offense to collectively identify and address harms, needs, obligations, in order to heal and put things as right as possible."
    • Is concerned about needs and roles
    • Expands the circle of stakeholders
    • Provides an opportunity for real information
    • Facilitates truth telling
    • Empowers those that have been harmed with the ability to identify their own needs
    • Provides a way for those that have caused harm to be accountable
    • Encourages personal transformation
    • Support those who have harmed for integration into the community
    • Gives attention to the community's need for justice
    • Creates opportunities for building a sense of community and mutual accountability
    • Fosters the conditions that promote healthy communities
    Restorative Justice:
    • is not primarily about forgiveness or reconciliation
    • is not necessarily imply return to past circumstances
    • is not mediation
    • is not primarily designed to reduce recidivism or repeat offenses
    • is not a particular program or a blueprint
    • is not limited to "minor" offenses or first-time offenders
    • is not a new or North American development
    • is neither a panacea nor necessarily a replacement for the legal system

Come Join Us

  • Dialogue Circle Schedule:


    Meet in Plover 550 at 11:45 AM. Circles will run from 12:00 - 1:00 PM

    January 24, 2024 – Goals

    January 31, 2024 – Self-motivation

    February 7, 2024 – Communication

    February 14, 2024 – Healthy Relationships

    February 21, 2024 – Career Options

    February 28, 2024 – Internships

    March 6, 2024 – Community Engagement

    March 13, 2024 – Identity Awareness


    April 3, 2024 – Abuse

    April 10, 2024 – Boundaries

    April 17, 2024 – Mental Health

    April 24, 2024 – Relationships

    May 1, 2024 – Decision making

    May 8, 2024 – Making choices

    May 15, 2024 – Procrastination

    May 22, 2024 – Stress management

    May 29, 2024 – Routines/habits