I am in constant amazement by the positive impacts of using Restorative Justice practices in the community, and in a pioneering agency that is CJI. I have always been driven to become involved with those trying to navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system, though it wasn’t until I was immersed in CJI’s programs thatRead more
Twenty years ago, Phil Maier took a course in workplace conflict mediation at CJI paid for by his employer. He had no idea what he was getting himself into. Recognizing some natural ability, the CJI trainer encouraged Phil to take a conflict mediator training course. After taking the course, Phil began volunteering at CJI. BeforeRead more
During our 40+ year history, we have continuously responded to community needs by creatively, and innovatively applying restorative justice principles to new problems. We believe the only limit to the power of restorative justice is the capacity of the human heart to change and grow.