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Peacemaking, Healing and Talking Circles

Resources focused on the application of Circle processes in restorative justice.


Link to Center Research  Reports

Articles and Handouts

The Impact of Restorative Justice Circles in South St. Paul, Minnesota, by Mark Umbreit, Robert Coates and Betty Vos (2001).

Crime Victim Report. Restorative Justice Circles: An Exploratory Study, by Mark Umbreit, Robert Coates and Betty Vos. Contemporary Justice Review. 6(3): 265-278

Peacemaking Circles, by Mark Umbreit (2008) PDF

Talking Circles, by Mark Umbreit (2003) PDF

The Circle Process: The Path for Restorative Dialogue, by Jean Greenwood (2005) PDF


Peacemaking Circles, From Crime to Community, by Kay Pranis, Barry Stuart, and Mark Wedge (2003). St. Paul, MN: Living Justice Press.  To Order

The Little Book of Circle Processes: A New/Old Approach to Peacemaking, by Kay Pranis (2005). Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2005.


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