NEWS: Taking Circles Online
In the wake of COVID-19 concerns, some restorative justice programs have started to offer assistance online over conferencing platforms like Zoom and WebEx. While Peacemakers know that the experience cannot be the same as when you are in the same room together, there are still conflicts in need of addressing so video-conference circles are being used as the best available option for the present time. The graphic below is the timeline that one leading locally-based restorative justice program, Longmont Community Justice Partners, rolled out their online offerings. They have worked a LOT of cases in this manner already.
See this online at https://www.lcjp.org/latest-news/2020/4/20/rj-online-how-did-they-do-it and the main LCJP webpage at https://www.lcjp.org/