Name of Engagement

Harrisonburg City restorative justice program

Contact Information

Office of Student Accountability and Restorative Practices

Contact Details

osarp@jmu.edu

Description

Part of a group that has created a Harrisonburg City restorative justice program. Includes collaboration with City Police, City Schools, Commonwealth Attorney's office, Probation and Parole, Fairfield Mediation Center, EMU, Local attorneys, local NAACP, and Rockingham County Sheriff's office. Trained over a hundred participants in the basics of restorative justice, including City police officers and City school personnel. Completed first case this past year.

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Community Partner Name

City Police, City Schools, Commonwealth Attorney's office, Probation and Parole, Fairfield Mediation Center, EMU, Local attorneys, local NAACP, and Rockingham County Sheriff's office

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement

Format

Committee

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