restorative practices

Jen Chien


San Quentin Radio Project: When victims and offenders talk

Oct 7, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you theĀ San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

When an offender commits a crime, its repercussions impact not only the victim and the perpetrator, but families, friends, and whole communities.

Restorative justice is an approach that seeks to heal the many dimensions of harm that a crime creates. One way of achieving this is through a practice known as victim-offender dialogue.