UC Berkeley Spotlight: Arlette Jacome

The RJ Center would like to present Arlette Jacome​, Co-Founder of Central Americans for Empowerment at Berkeley (CAFÉ)! Our Center wanted to give a voice and platform to students whose narratives are so often excluded in the media and even at times the Latinx community. We thank students such as Arlette for her Restorative Justice […]

ASUC Elections Feature: Romario Conrado

By Jackie Bueno This week, we’re highlighting Romario Conrado, a sophomore at Cal. We sat down with Romario to learn more about his role as Party Co-Chair of CalSERVE, why he got involved with elections, and find out in his own words why CalSERVE is the party he supports. To learn more about CalSERVE, click […]

ASUC Elections Spotlight: Nick Araujo

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting Student Action, CalSERVE, and Independent candidates to find out what their platforms are and why they’re running for ASUC Executive positions and ASUC Senate. This week, we’re highlighting, Nick Araujo, a sophomore at Cal. Nick is running for Senator as an Independent candidate. The […]

UC Berkeley Leader Spotlight: Michelle Cera

Interview conducted by Jackie Bueno Filmed and edited by Jonah Gercke This week, we’re highlighting Michelle Cera, the first ever Panhellenic VP of Community Development (2016)! Michelle discusses her work in creating more equitable spaces in Greek life, the challenges and upsides in doing so, and why RJ is beneficial to communities like hers. Watch Michelle here! […]

Humans of RJ: Juliette Tafoya

Juliette is a freshman at UC Berkeley and is the Team Manager and an RJ Student Leader. As the manager for the center, she plans out events and RJ circles — making sure that the RJ Center has an abundant amount of food, resources, and areas/rooms for upcoming group circles; she helps create restorative templates […]

ASUC Elections Spotlight: Amir Wright

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting candidates from both Student Action and CalSERVE, to find out what their platforms are and why they’re running for ASUC Executive positions and ASUC Senate. This week, we’re highlighting Amir Wright, a sophomore at Cal. Amir is running for Senator with CalSERVE. The RJ […]

ASUC Elections Spotlight: Idalys Pérez

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting candidates from both Student Action and CalSERVE, to find out what their platforms are and why they’re running for ASUC Executive positions and ASUC Senate. This week, we’re highlighting Idalys Pérez, a sophomore at Cal. Idalys is running for Senator with CalSERVE, Cal Students […]

Thoughts After The March: Sarah Jung-mi Brown

By Sarah Jung-mi Brown Photo taken at the March for Our Lives Protest in Oakland, California on Saturday, March 24, 2018. In the wake of violence, I found hope. These days in America, it seems like every other day we wake up to a new story that cuts a fresh wound. Yet yesterday, I felt […]

ASUC Elections Spotlight: Juniperangelica Gia Cordova

By Jackie Bueno This year, the Restorative Justice blog is highlighting candidates from both Student Action and CalSERVE, to find out what their platforms are and why they’re running for ASUC Executive positions and ASUC Senate. This week, we’re featuring Juniperangelica, a junior transfer at Cal and current Senator in the ASUC. Juniperangelica is running […]

#ActiveListeningNews: What College Students Really Think About Free Speech

Photo courtesy of The New York Times The New York Times posted an article about the realities of how college campuses are coping with free speech, including our very own UC Berkeley. Read the article here! “What you see is a generation that’s struggling with really deep questions about how to be a pluralistic society and a […]