Welcome to the Center for Restorative Justice

The mission of the USD Center for Restorative Justice is to promote restorative justice in higher education and other institutions through applied research, coursework and training, and by building a supportive and inclusive community of practice.

The Center is housed in the Department of Leadership Studies and closely partners with the Student Affairs Office of Ethical Development and Restorative Practices.

The Center for Restorative Justice

The USD Center for Restorative Justice promotes research, teaching, training, and technical assistance for restorative justice projects in higher education as well as K-12 schools, communities, and the criminal justice system. The Center is housed in the Department of Leadership Studies and closely partners with the Student Affairs Office of Ethical Development and Restorative Practices.

The Center for RJ provides…
  • Facilitator trainings on restorative practices
  • Educational resources, presentations, and coursework on best practices in restorative justice
  • Consultation and facilitation to institutions seeking a restorative response to harmful incidents
  • Networking groups/learning communities
  • Research on innovative practice and evaluation of restorative programs

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  • Campus RJ (General Interest in RJ in Higher Education)
  • Campus PRISM (RJ and Campus Sexual Harm)
  • RJ and Bias
  • RJNCC (RJ Network of Catholic Campuses)
  • Rx for RJ (RJ for Education in Health Professions)
  • RJ for K-12 Educators
  • RJ San Diego (Regional RJ Community)