Initiatives

The Center for RJ supports a variety of initiatives to advance RJ in various institutions and topical areas. See our Research and Theory page for publications and other resources pertaining to these initiatives.

Campus PRISM: Promoting Restorative Initiatives for Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses

The Campus PRISM Project (Promoting Restorative Initiatives for Sexual Misconduct) includes an international team of researchers and practitioners who are deeply invested in reducing sexual and gender-based violence by exploring how a restorative approach may provide more healing and better accountability.

  • Paige Duggins-Clay
  • Toni McMurphy

Rx for RJ: Prescribing Restorative Justice for Education in the Health Professions

Tailored specifically for the unique dynamics and conflicts common in medical schools and other colleges/departments devoted to higher education for healthcare professionals, the Rx for RJ Project introduces restorative practices education in the health professions as a way to address learner mistreatment and provide a community-building response to improve the learning environment.
  • Sonoo Thadaney Israni
  • Jay Behel

Restorative Justice Network of Catholic Campuses

Recognizing a natural alignment between the philosophy of restorative justice and the guiding ideals of the Catholic social tradition, the RJNCC encourages Catholic campuses to articulate and cultivate restorative principles and to assist each other in strengthening interest, commitment, and implementation of restorative practices on their campuses.
  • Sean Horrigan

RJ for K-12 Educators

Restorative justice in education provides the training and support for schools to become educative in response to student misbehavior by focusing on repairing harm and engaging growth mindset. Restorative practices meet the need to address urgent  questions of equityinclusion and violence prevention in the K-12 setting.
  • Gwynn Alexander

HEAL Humanity Now

HEAL stands for Honoring the power of every voice, Equity-focused practices, Antiracist projects, and Leadership development. The HEAL Humanity Now! Initiative is developing RJ and bias training and resource material and creates tailored restorative responses to healing from racial violence.
  • L. Tomay Varlack-Butler
  • Paige Duggins-Clay