The Restorative Justice Summit will take place between 8:30am-4:30pm MT on Wednesday, December 2nd and Thursday, December 3rd, 2020.
The Restorative Justice Summit will include a panel, workshop sessions, and break out sessions exploring what restorative justice for sexual violence could look like in your community. This is an opportunity to learn about restorative justice by hearing about other programs around Colorado and the nation. Speakers include those doing restorative justice within the criminal legal system through diversion and those working within culturally specific communities.
Panelists and Presenters (click here for presenter bios):
Regan Byrd, Anti-Oppression Activist, Speaker, and Trainer
Danielle Fagan, Boulder Probation Department, Victim Assistance Coordinator
Lynn Lee, Statewide Restorative Justice Practitioner and Trainer
Strong Oak Lefebvre, MSSA, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition INC.
Shana McClain, Denver University, Graduate School of Social Work
Nicole Nahm, 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Adult and Juvenile Diversion Victim Advocate
Liz Porter-Merrill, Colorado State Restorative Justice Council, Senior Public Defender, Appellate Division of the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office
sonya shah, Initiator of the Ahimsa Collective
Deb Witzel, 20th Judicial District Probation Department
Wednesday, December 2nd: Introduction to Restorative Justice, Panel; sonya shah’s workshop on community based restorative justice; Danielle Fagan’s workshop on victim offender dialogue within probation; discussion groups
Thursday, December 3rd: Strong Oak’s workshop on restorative justice in Native American communities; Regan Byrd’s workshop on community based restorative justice; Liz Porter-Merrill & Lynn Lee’s workshop on restorative justice in Colorado; discussion groups and next steps
For more information, contact Jenna Harper, Sexual Assault Response Program Manager, at email@example.com.
CCASA Members: registration is FREE
Non-members: registration is $50