"All paths converge in the healing ocean of justice"

Conference: Restorative Justice in Delaware

Healing Individuals, Families and Communities

A conference for professionals in education, criminal justice, social services, domestic violence and community planning


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Kent County Levy Court, Room 220, Dover
555 South Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901


A full day conference Presented by: 

Latino Initiative on Restorative Justice in partnership with:

Department of Children and Youth and Their Families,

Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs

University of Delaware,
Delaware State University,
Mennonite Central Committee.


Arsht-Cannon Fund - Delaware Community Foundation,

Delaware Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs,

Delaware Pacem in Terris,

Delaware Center for Justice,

Delaware League of Women Voters



This Conference is a small part of the legacy of Howard Zehr,
widely regarded as the “grandfather” of restorative justice.
This conference, therefore, is dedicated to his path breaking academic and professional development on the field of restorative justice.
Click in BROCHURE below for more details. 

Purpose: Please join us to network and discuss with the nation’s leading authorities, how restorative justice can be applied in education, the judiciary, correctional facilities, social services, domestic violence and land use planning to improve outcomes and reduce costs.


Who should attend: School Superintendents, Principals, Educators, Students, Judges, Victim Service Advocates, NGO & Religious Leaders, Criminal Justice Professionals, Social Service Providers, Land Planners and policy makers


Registration: 8:30 am. Conference: 9:00– 4:00

Networking lunch provided: 12 noon
Reception and book signing: 4:00 – 4:30

Registration: $45/$15 Students
5 educational training credits available

Presenters: (Click on each name below for their biography)

Criminal Justice: Howard Zehr, PhD, Eastern Mennonite University, and

Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, Co-Director, MCC Office on Justice & Peacebuilding.

Domestic Violence: Linda Mills, JD, MSW, PhD, Senior Vice Provost; Professor, Social Work, Public Policy and Law; New York University.

Prisons: Barbara Toews, PhD candidate, Bryn Mawr College.

Education: Nancy Riestenberg, Prevention Specialist, Minnesota Dept of Education.

Social Services: Patti Noss, executive director of It Takes A Village .

Land Use Planning: Kay Pranis, Eastern Mennonite University, co-author Doing Democracy with Circles: Engaging Communities in Public Planning


Click here for short biographies and quotes from Presenters

To register: send registration with $35 fee by March 15, 2010 ($45 thereafter) to Latino Initiative on Restorative Justice, Inc. PO Box 43, Lewes, DE 19958.


For info contact: Charito Calvachi-Mateyko, Charitocw@aol.com

or fax 302-645-0224.


Click Here for printable PDF file of Brochure

Click Here for printable PDF file of Flyer


Click Here for printable PDF file of Flyer in Spanish

Click Here for printable PDF file of Registration Form



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