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Minnesota Restorative Services Coalition (MRSC): http://www.mnmrsc.org/The MRSC web site offers regional contacts in Minnesota, a listing of trainers in various restorative justice practices, a page on ethical guidelines and principles for restorative justice practices, as well as links to publications, training resources, and other sites supportive of restorative justice work.

Minnesota Department of Corrections: http://www.corr.state.mn.us/rj/Default.htm This site for the Minnesota Department of Corrections offers not only links but also many basic, introductory articles on restorative justice.

St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Project: www.scvrjp.org  exists "to build and sustain a culture of peace and belonging through restorative justice principles and services in our community." Their programs include victim impact panels, underage consumption panels, victim-offender conferencing, Circles, victim empathy seminars, and restorative justice in schools.

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility: http://www.morningsidecenter.org/about

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility educates young people for hopeful and intelligent engagement with their world. A national leader in the field of social and emotional learning (SEL), Morningside Center has developed a range of research-based programs that improve students' social and emotional intelligence—and their academic performance. Through these programs:

  • Students learn to resolve conflicts, stop bullying,  handle anger, embrace diversity, and take leadership to improve their communities.
  • Teachers receive professional development to help them teach students these skills and increase their effectiveness in the classroom. 
  • Principals, guidance counselors, other school staff, and parents learn strategies to help them make their school a safe, positive and productive learning environment.

Restorative Practices International: https://www.rpiassn.org/The MRSC web site offers regional contacts in Minnesota, a listing of trainers in various restorative justice practices, a page on ethical guidelines and principles for restorative justice practices, as well as links to publications, training resources, and other sites supportive of restorative justice work.

Victim Offender Mediation Association (VOMA): http://www.voma.org/supports people and communities working at restorative models of justice. VOMA provides resources, training, and technical assistance in victim-offender mediation, conferencing, circles, and related restorative justice practices. Their web site provides basic information on the victim-offender mediation process.

Balanced and Restorative Justice Project (BARJ): http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/PUBS/implementing/contents.html BARJ is a non-profit restorative justice training program housed at Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. BARJ provides training, technical assistance, system leadership development, and community support to those interested in implementing restorative justice initiatives in their agencies or local communities. Besides listing BARJ’s trainings and workshops, the site also offers downloadable publications.

Bethel College, The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution: www.bethelks.edu/kipcor/ The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR) functions as an institute within Bethel College to strengthen conflict resolution and peace-building capacities in the communities and institutions it serves. KIPCOR encourages research, education, skill development and dialogue to enhance the understanding and practice of managing conflict, and to prepare individuals and groups to be peacemakers and to seek social justice.

Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking: http://rjp.umn.edu/ Within the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work and directed by Dr. Mark Umbreit, the Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking maintains a web site that offers extensive resources, including over 65 publications available in Adobe Acrobat. It also gives information about the Center’s National Restorative Justice Training Institute and available videos on victim-offender mediation.  

Restorative Justice Online: www.restorativejustice.org This site offers a thorough introduction to restorative justice, as well as resources, research access, a "meet the leaders" page, and conference listings.

Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice: http://zehr-institute.org/   Part of Eastern Mennonite University's Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP), the Zehr Institute spreads knowledge about restorative justice and is a resource for practitioners, while facilitating conversations and cultivating connections through activities like conferences and webinars.

International Institute for Restorative Practices: http://www.restorativepractices.org/ The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) is a non-profit organization which provides education and research in support of the development of restorative practices.

Restorative Justice Project—Fresno Pacific University: http://peace.fresno.edu/rjp/On its web site, the Restorative Justice Project offers resources, training and conference information, and PDF publications.

   
 
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