Celebrating Restorative Justice

Several organizations in Brattleboro offer programs based on restorative justice: Brattleboro Community Justice Center (BCJC), Just Schools Project, Youth Services, and Brattleboro Union High School. As part of Brattleboro’s celebration of International Restorative Justice Week (November 2016), we at BCJC asked a few local practitioners and volunteers to express why they engage in restorative justice work and the hope and […]

BCJC co-sponsors community conversation on policing in Brattleboro

On the evening of Wednesday, July 27, 2016 the Brattleboro Community Justice Center co-sponsored a conversation on policing in Brattleboro at the River Garden. Organized and moderated by former Victim Advocate at the Windham County State Attorney’s Office, Patrina Lingard, the townhall meeting invited community members to share their comments, questions, and concerns with a panel about the impact of […]

Please join us for an upcoming workshop!

Heart-Conscious Communication, by Karen Fogliatti, Ph.D. on June 14 (Tues.) from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the BCJC Conference Room.   The content of this workshop is based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg’s Non-Violent Communication (NVC). It is grounded in the idea that all human beings have the capacity for compassion and only resort to violence or behavior when they don’t recognize […]

BCJC in the News

Some news stories about Brattleboro Community Justice Center: Play Explores Restorative Justice – Susan Keese’s VPR interview about Restorative Justice 2010 and NEYT’s Quality of Mercy . Mercy Seasons Justice – Chris Rohmann puts restorative justice in the spotlight – in the Valley Advocate during Restorative Justice Week 2010. It’s Not Just Youth – Commons article about the BCJC’s September […]