Donate to Big Give, March 13th & 14th

Final Infograph

Hello everyone! As RJ Student Leaders, we share a common interest in the health and wellness in our communities in responding to conflict and harm. We are learning valuable skills and strategies for responding to conflicts in our communities. We also learn to address conflicts that occur through power asymmetries, miscommunication, stress, and academic dishonesty. Our leaders are also trained to […]

Professor Nikki Jones: Change is a Group Process

15157527-two-people-team-up-climbing-bridge-to-join-in-a-merger-make-a-deal-or-collaborate

After a six month postponement on a much anticipated event, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Nikki Jones, and Goldman School candidate Clarence Ford engaged in conversation with the eager members of the UC Berkeley community on February 13th.  Professor Jones’ newest publication The Chosen Ones: Black Men and The Politics of Redemption, an urban […]

Due process and justice on college campuses: The Rights of the Accused in the Trump Era

Screen Shot 2019-01-17 at 8.19.38 AM

Recently, defense lawyer Justin Dillon of KaiserDillon PLLC, published a piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education with the title, “Thank God for Betsy DeVos.” (If this is behind a firewall for you, email us at rjcenterberkeley@gmail.com and we’ll send you a copy). Dillon’s law firm, KaiserDillon has made a name for itself in defending […]

Michelle Alexander Takes The Long View

Picture1

Speaking at Boalt Law School to celebrate the 20 Year Anniversary of the Human Rights Law Clinic on Thursday, October 4, Michelle Alexander suggested we take the long view on the impending Kavanaugh confirmation. Her words were roughly: Resist the temptation to see this moment through snapchat or Instagram, and see it in the larger […]

API Month Leadership Spotlight: Bianca Filart

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the community for Asian Pacific Islander Month (API). Because the voices from the Pilipinx community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. For our API series, we’re highlighting various leaders from the […]

API Month Leadership Spotlight: Kim Davalos

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the community for Asian Pacific Islander Month (API). Because the voices from the Pilipinx community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. For our API series, we’re highlighting various leaders from Pinay […]