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Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

Case Study: Alternatives’ Restorative Justice work at Paul Robeson High School 2014-2017

This case study lays out the implementation of Restorative Justice practices from 2014-2017 at Robeson High School in Chicago, IL. During the tenure of the…

Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

Arresting Justice: Juvenile Arrests in Chicago 2013 & 2014 Report

On November 2015 Dignity in Schools Campaign member Project Nia released the third edition of their Arresting Justice report on juvenile arrest in Chicago. Key…

Parent to Parent Restorative Justice Guide Updated 2015

Parent to Parent Restorative Justice Guide Updated 2015

Dear Friends, For too many of our children, “school discipline” has meant getting suspended or expelled—starting as young as kindergarten—being arrested, even in grade school—and…

Guia de Padre-a-Padre: Justicia Restaurativa en las Escuelas Publicas de Chicago

Guia de Padre-a-Padre: Justicia Restaurativa en las Escuelas Publicas de Chicago

Estimados Amigos, Para la mayoría de nuestros niños, “la disciplina escolar” ha significado ser suspendido o expulsado— empezando tan joven como kindergarten—siendo arrestado, hasta en…

Restorative Justice Implementation Process Worksheet

Here you will find a tool created by DSC member Karen Lynn Morton of a Woman of God's Design that breaks down the stages…

Project Nia: Policing Chicago Public Schools: A Gateway to the School-to-Pipeline

Project Nia: Policing Chicago Public Schools: A Gateway to the School-to-Pipeline

This report details the Summer 2011 proposal for Chicago Public Schools to purchase $7M in surveillance cameras for 14 CPS high schools.  It is reported…