- September 30 - October 1, 2017
- 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Restorative Justice and Peacemaking is a paradigm grounded in relationships and a set of practices to address harm, conflict, and strengthen community. It is used in schools, community groups, families, universities, and along the entire continuum of the justice process to address historical harms as well as sexual and domestic violence. It is used by social workers, students, justice advocates, professors, therapists, school teachers, psychologists, community activists, and in every day interpersonal relationships worldwide.
This workshop offers experiential learning and application of restorative justice practices and peacemaking paradigm. Learn from cutting edge practitioners in the field and consider how to use restorative justice and peacemaking processes in your work and personal life.
Sonya Shah has 20 years of experience in social justice education. She is an associate professor at CIIS, and a facilitator of restorative justice and trauma healing processes in family, community, university, and prison settings. She has trained hundreds of facilitators in trauma healing and restorative justice practices. She's currently facilitating groups for survivors of sexual harm and people who have committed sexual harm in an inaugural cohort of fellows and grantees with Justice Beginnings Collaborative called Project Ahimsa, which she started in 2015. Sonya speaks regularly at conferences. She has spoken on numerous local and national radio programs including NPR, and the BBC, and started a blog on Huffington Post.