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NACRJ Member Gives a TED Talk - Incarceration, Reentry and Alternatives

Melanie Snyder, an NACRJ Member, who is also the Executive Director of the Lancaster County Reentry Management Organization gave a TED Talk recently. She questions the reliance of criminal justice systems on mass incarceration, discusses its impacts and argues for the use of alternative practices (including restorative justice) to reduce the use of prisons and jails. Her talk is featured below:

Restorative Justice In the Criminal Justice System

Interview with Police Officer, Longmont Police Department

Longmont Community Justice Partnership, Restorative Justice Colorado and The Colorado Restorative Justice Council

Restorative Justice - Louisville

Juvenile Justice Application in Louisville, KY

Presented with Permission

Sandy's Story - The Restorative Justice Mediation Project

Being with the Energy of Love and Forgiveness

An Example of Restorative Justice with Sujatha Baliga

National Conferences

Our 6th NACRJ Conference was held in Oakland, CA on June 16-18, 2017 with three pre-conference training sessions on June 15, 2017.  We had 1,319 attendees, terrific keynote/plenary sessions and cultural performances, nearly 300 presentations, an awards ceremony, and a concert by "dead prez".  

Look for audio recordings of keynotes, interviews, photos and more coming soon to this website.

Check out past NACRJ Conferences (2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017) from the Conferences tab.

Planning for our 7th NACRJ Conference has begun.  It will be in Denver, CO (June 14-16, 2019) with Pre-Conference Training Sessions on June 13, 2019.  Put it on your calendar.  We want to see you there.

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