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Webinar: The Restorative Justice's Community Approach

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
1:00 pm2:30 pm

The Restorative Justice's Community Approach
This webinar will explore the importance of a community approach for domestic violence based on the four aspects of Restorative Justice, and the potential to promote trauma healing and resilience. It will provide a short experience of a Peacemaking Circles.

Presenter
Charito Calvachi-Mateyko is the founding member of the Latino Initiative on Restorative Justice, Inc. (LIRJ), a 501(c)(3) and she is the principal of Delaware Transformative Justice, LLC, both based in Newark, DE. In her service to the community, appointed by three Delaware Governors, she is Co-Chair of the Delaware Hispanic Commission. Additionally, she is the Coordinator of the Delaware Civil Rights Coalition, and board member of ACLU-DE. She is the 2016 recipient of the Restorative Justice Life Achievement Award from AdVoz in Lancaster, PA. Her publications range from topics in Circles and trauma healing and resilience to the strategic use of the media in peacebuilding. With a B.A. in political sciences, and a doctorate degree in law from PUCE, she also obtained a master in conflict transformation under the mentorship of Howard Zehr, known as the “grandfather of restorative justice” at CJP in EMU. She has been a keynote hired by the UN and the USAID and COMJIB.

Registration will open 6 weeks prior to the event. CEUs are pending approval.

This program is funded through the Delaware Criminal Justice Council by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.

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