We are committed to the development of community-based responses to crime and violence that strengthen social harmony and individual healing through dialogue, repair of harm, and peace-building by providing technical assistance, training, and research in support of restorative dialogue practices.
Umbreit profiled in University of Minnesota story
Mark Umbreit, the founding director of the Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking, was profiled in a University of Minnesota feature story on his life's work and commitment to teaching peace. Read the full story.
New book: Restorative Justice Dialogue An Essential Guide for Research and Practice
by Mark Umbreit, Ph.D. and Marilyn Peterson Armour, Ph.D.
This book provides a comprehensive foundation for understanding restorative justice and its application worldwide. More about the book.
Interactive/ Restorative Dialogue Learning Module
We all need a way to resolve conflict constructively. At a time when conflict has become increasingly polarized and dysfunctional, restorative dialogue provides a respectful and effective process to address conflict. Learn more about restorative dialogue.
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