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R:J international: American School District Adopts Restorative Justice to Combat Suspension Rate

American School District Adopts Restorative Justice to Combat Suspension Rate
 
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Good bye from James

It’s incredible to me that I already have to say goodbye to my time here at IARS, when it feels like it just started. Through the past ten weeks, I’ve had an excellent time getting to know London better while making a positive difference in the city which has been such a gracious host. Although my time here was excellent in countless ways, but what sticks out to me most is what a real difference I made. Although I didn’t quite know what to expect with my time at IARS, I had a certain idea of what being an intern would mean: namely, that I’d be doing all the grunt work.

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Self-harm and suicide rising as prisons struggle to meet mental health need

The Prison Reform Trust a month ago written this interesting article. I would like to repost this article to remind ourselves of this needed approach.
 
Self-harm and suicide rising as prisons struggle to meet mental health need
 
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Stop and Search: A Guide for Parents and Children, plus short film

Stop and Watch has a sound advice.

Are you a parent or carer concerned and unsure how to support children who are stop and searched by the police?

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Restorative Justice Council announces RJ guide for Prison Governors

The Restorative Justice Council has announced the publication of a guide for prison governors on delivering restorative justice.

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The new Coordinator responsible for Justice Projects

Hey, I am Bruno the new Projects Coordinator at IARS responsible for the coordination and delivery of the justice stream, through a number of nationally and internationally focused projects. I am originally from an impoverished neighbourhood in Recife, Brazil. My passion for social justice, equity and democracy have gained the attention of the regional and national media via my research. I have an M.A. in Community Psychology where I have used Participatory Action Research. Now, I am a Ph.D. student at the University of Brighton.  
 
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