Mid-City CAN is seeking qualified applicants to apply to become the implementer of the Restorative Community Conferencing pilot program, a program dedicated to implementing restorative justice practices in City Heights, Southeast San Diego, and Barrio Logan. Please submit the application electronically to [email protected] no later than 5pm, December 3rd, 2017.
Click here to access the request for qualifications and for more information about the grant amount and application process. All completed applications are to be submitted electronically to [email protected] no later than 5pm, December 3rd, 2017.
Restorative justice is a process to involve those who have a stake in a specific offense and to collectively identify and address harms, needs, and obligations, in order for all involved to understand more about themselves and one another, as well as to work to correct racial disparities in the criminal justice system and deconstruct a system which currently discriminates against people of color and other marginalized populations. There are several models that have evolved from restorative justice philosophy, including family group conferencing, community boards, victim-offender mediation and circle sentencing.
These models share three primary goals: