News: Nov 2017

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Connecting and collaborating at RJC AGM 2017

28 November 2017

The RJC’s AGM and annual conference took place on Tuesday 21 November in Angel. Over 80 delegates, members and RJC staff came together to connect, collaborate and celebrate achievements in the field of restorative practice.

A video message from Justice Minister Dr Phillip Lee highlighted the government’s commitment to making restorative justice more widely available to the victims of crime and upcoming plans to engage with Police and Crime Commissioners.

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Job opportunity - RJ coordinator, Restore:London

20 November 2017

The Restore:London service is a restorative justice service for London. It is funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and is being driven by a consortium of organisations led by Catch22 and including Restorative Solutions, Khulisa and IARS.

The service operates with a Service Delivery Manager overseeing a group of 5 RJ Lead Practitioners/coordinators in a hub and spoke set up based in North, East, South East, South West and West London.

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International Restorative Justice Week starts today!

19 November 2017

International Restorative Justice Week (19-26 November) starts today, marking the start of an exciting period for the restorative practice field.

To mark the week, the RJC will be launching a series of three new films which showcase young people’s experiences of participating in restorative processes. We’ll also be highlighting examples of great restorative practice at our AGM on Tuesday 21 November at Lift Islington in London – please follow us on Twitter for the latest news. 

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Wales Community Rehabilitation Company awarded the RSQM

2 November 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce that Wales Community Rehabilitation Company is the latest organisation to be awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Chris Straker, the RJC’s interim chief executive, said:

“Wales Community Rehabilitation Company has demonstrated through completing the RSQM that it is providing the highest standards in restorative practice, and I would like to congratulate the whole team on this achievement.”