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California Nonprofit to Assist Mexican Court with Judicial Reform

Santa Barbara organization conducts 30-Hour Restorative Justice Training for Guanajuato Court

PRLog - Jun. 15, 2011 - SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- (Santa Barbara, CA - June 15, 2011)  – From June 15 to June 18, 2011,  

Restorative Justice Resources (RJR) will train 40 judicial mediators in Mexico in

the principles and practices of restorative justice.

The 30-hour training in the North-Central Mexican state of Guanajuato will focus

on how to work with victims and offenders of severe crimes, development of key

facilitation techniques and the creation of restorative justice programming.  

During the past three years, Restorative Justice Resources has introduced

restorative justice to over 1,500 magistrates, judges, psychologists, attorneys,

students and prison inmates in Mexico.

Founded in 2006, Restorative Justice Resources is a nonprofit organization

headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.  A restorative justice approach views

crime as a community problem that must be addressed with active community

participation in which offenders take responsibility for making amends and

healing the harm they have caused.

For more information, please contact: Lyra Monroe, President, RJR,

(805) 453-7219, www.restorativejustice.info; rjr@restorativejustice.info

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City/Town:Santa Barbara - California - United States
Industry:Non-profit, Society, Legal
Tags:mexico, california, santa barbara, Restorative Justice, nonprofit, judicial reform, guanajuato
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