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Donate to Big Give, March 13th & 14th

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

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 […]

We Thank You for Engaging. Now Let’s Take Our Support for Restorative Justice a Step Further

By Jackie Bueno When Juls, the Co-Founder of the Center, invited me to become a part of this blog, I was deeply touched. This Center has truly transformed not only my way of thinking, but living. I and the rest of our Center thank each and everyone of you that had an open heart to […]

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 […]

Humans of RJ: Sarah Jung-mi Brown

This week, the RJ Center is highlighting Sarah Jung-mi Brown, a graduate student at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare. Sarah is an RJ Student Leader and serves as the Graduate student liaison. Here’s her bio: Q: Tell me about where you grew up. Sarah: I grew up in Reno, Nevada. It’s called the biggest, […]

UC Berkeley Leadership Spotlight: Enrique Marroquín

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting community leaders from the Central American community at Cal. Because the voices from the Central American community often are underrepresented in U.S. media, our Center recognizes the importance of uplifting voices like these. To learn more about CAFÉ, see this link here! For this […]

Humans of RJ: Salomé Ragot

This week, the RJ Center is highlighting Salomé Ragot, a sophomore at UC Berkeley. Salomé is an RJ Student Leader and teaches the RJ Center’s weekly Decal. Here’s her bio: Q: Tell me about where you grew up. Salomé: So I was born in France, but I really grew up most of my life in […]

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Restorative Justice in Action: Jacqueline Bueno

One of our RJ Student Leaders, Jacqueline Bueno, presented at #AFLVWest, on Friday, April 6, a four-day conference from April 5 to April 8 in San Diego, to discuss how Greek life at colleges in the Western region of the U.S. can implement equity-based programming on their campuses. Bueno’s presentation was an hour-long and included […]

#ActiveListeningNews: Social Media Harm in Plattsburgh, Keene

As we prepare for our circle on Monday in regards to social media harm, we wanted to share with you an article about a racist incident that occurred through social media platforms such as Snapchat? How can society change the dialogue around harm on social media? Read this article here!