The newly-formed Rockaway Youth Restorative Justice Coalition will host a 1-day Introduction to Peacemaking Circles (a restorative justice practice) with Eric Butler and Hannah Bronsnick on August 20. This experiential learning opportunity will be followed by a community meeting on August 22.
These events mark the launch of a coalition of schools, community groups, residents and other stakeholders in the Rockaways that are promoting a restorative approach to young people. The Coalition plans to meet regularly throughout the school year. Founding members include: New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities IV, the Child Center of New York, Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability and the Rockaway Youth Task Force.
Introduction to Peacemaking Circles
Monday, 8/20 from 8:30AM-5:30PM
Beach Channel Educational Complex
100-00 Beach Channel Dr., Rockaway Park, NY 11694
The Introduction to Circles is open to all, but preference will be given to people who live and/or work in the Rockaways and who want to join the Coalition.
Non-refundable registration fee: $60
A light breakfast and lunch will be served.
The Rockaway Youth Restorative Justice Coalition community meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 22 from 9:00AM-3:00PM at 100-00 Beach Channel Dr., Rockaway Park, NY 11694 at the Beach Channel Educational Complex.
For more information, please contact Rob Maitra.
To RSVP, CLICK HERE.