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Joining the Circle: A Panel Discussion on Restorative Justice

Joining the Circle: A Panel Discussion on Restorative Justice

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, November 15 Light refreshments at 6:30 pm, Program at 7 pm
First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist, 404 Concord Avenue
This event is free and open to the public.

The Belmont Police Department is in the process of joining 22 other communities and the Attorney Generals of Suffolk and Middlesex Counties that partner with Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ).  Learn from a panel of experts how restorative justice is practiced, what its impact is on communities in responding to crime, and what it means for law enforcement.  Panelists Senator William Brownsberger, District Attorney Marian Ryan, Arlington Police Chief and C4RJ Board member Fred Ryan, Belmont Police Chief Richard McLaughlin, and Executive Director of C4RJ, Erin Freeborn.

Topics for Discussion

What is restorative justice?

What does participating in Communities for Restorative Justice mean for Belmont?

How is restorative justice used in communities surrounding Belmont?

How is restorative justice used in the criminal justice system in Middlesex County?

Join us for an informative evening on restorative justice and its practices.

For more information, contact us.

Sponsored by Belmont against Racism, Belmont Human Rights Commission, Belmont League of Women Voters, Belmont Religious Council, Social Action Committee at First Church in Belmont Unitarian Universalist.

 

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November 15, 2018
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist
404 Concord Avenue
Belmont, MA 02478 United States
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