Restorative Justice Conference (Caring for Ex-offenders)

Toronto Restorative Justice Conference 2008
(Caring for Ex-offenders)

The theme of this year's conference is Faith Active Now! Walking with those touched by crime.

The focus will be on ways we can all engage, as people of faith in this important ministry. Our Keynote speaker is Reverend Harry Nigh, the 2007 Ron Wiebe Award winner for his more than 30 years of service and innovation in the field of Restorative Justice. He will share his experiences in building communities based on hope with the help of active people of faith.

Cost: $25 (includes box lunch)

Keynote: Rev. Harry Nigh

MORNING Workshops
1) Residential Schools - History of Issue, Blanket Ceremony
2) A Congregational Approach to Reintegrating Ex-Offenders
3) Congregational-Based Crime Prevention and Intervention
4) Faith Responding to Communities Impacted by Crime

AFTERNOON Workshops
1) Residential Schools - Shame, Loss & Grief
2) A Congregational Approach to Reintegrating Ex-Offenders
3) Community/Church Collaboration
4) Families of Victims and the impact in the community

To register, visit: www.friendsofdismas.ca

For more information call Garry Glowacki at 905-460-5274 or e-mail rjconference@gmail.com.

Details for this event are also available at www.alphacanada.org/events

Location

Trinity St. Paul's United Church (Bloor St W @ Spadina)
Toronto, ON
Canada
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.