Restorative Justice Resources

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Colorizing Restorative Justice: Voicing Our Realities

Edited by Edward C. Valandra, Waŋbli Wapȟáha Hokšíla

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Y. Davis

We Do This til’ We Free Us

Mariame Kaba

Change Everything: Racial Capitalism and the Case for Abolition

Ruth Wilson Gilmore

The Little Book of Restorative Justice

Howard Zehr

The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice

Fania E. Davi


What is RJ: Resource List + Slides – Impact Justice

Introduction to Restorative Justice Diversion – Impact Justice

Introduction to RJ + Introduction to RJ for Educators – AmplifyRJ

RJ and Sexual Harm – Impact Justice + Zehr Institute

“On Our Terms” – An interactive website and report on how students, educators, parents, and organizers are using RJ in schools and the joys and challenges they’ve encountered. 

Restorative Justice Training/Education

Eastern Mennonite University | MA in Restorative Justice | Graduate Certificate in Restorative Justice

Fresno Pacific University | Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies

Simon Fraser University | Restorative Justice Certificate (on-line courses available)

Wayne State University | Center for Peace and Conflict Studies 

BA Co-Major or Minor/Graduate Certificate in Peace and Security Studies (GCPSS)

The European Forum for Restorative Justice
The European Forum for Restorative Justice has developed a database of university-level restorative justice academic programs in Europe and beyond.

University of San Diego | Center for Restorative Justice in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences 

Certificate in Restorative Justice Facilitation and Leadership

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding | Summer Peacebuilding Institute and STAR Program 


This Restorative Justice Life

Repairing Justice: An Alternative to Prison – On the Media 

Truth and Reconciliation – On Being

The Freedom of Real Apologies w. Layli Long Solider – On Being

The Transformative Power of Restorative Justice w. Sujatha Baliga – Vox Conversations

Whatchu Know about RJ? Podcast

Mariam Kaba and Prison Abolition – Justice in America Podcast

View the most up-to-date list of resources on the Metro Detroit Restorative Justice Network website.