We want to extend a huge thank you from everyone at the RJ Working team to all the many people who helped to make yesterday's Celebration of Restorative Practice in Cornwall Schools such a success, especially the schools who brought children to participate. Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal spoke with a strong understanding of [...]
We are VERY excited about this weeks visit from HRH The Princess Royal which will be hosted at Truro Cathedral. The purpose of the visit is to recognise, celebrate and encourage the development of restorative approaches to behaviour and relationships in Cornwall’s schools. About thirty of Cornwall's schools will be represented, both secondary and primary. Also [...]
As a fellow of Cornwall’s School for Social Entrepreneurs, Deborah Mitchell speaks of their high value support
RJ Working had the benefit of support from Cornwall's School for Social Entrepreneurs as a start-up enterprise with a social purpose, back in 2012. Co-founder Deborah Mitchell says 'the SSE in Cornwall is a very supportive and knowledgeable community. Being among inspirational colleagues is a great way to learn'. Through the 'Start-Up' Lloyds Bank Social [...]
At the RJC AGM 2017 Deborah Mitchell was delighted to make a presentation about Restorative responses to harms against identity.
Monday 20th November 9.30 am to 1.00 pm, with refreshments for a showing of TedTalks about education and a discussion on what Restorative learning could look like in our schools. Please come and hear about the possibilities and tell us if you want your voice heard. For more information, click here to view the poster.
'New Advances in Restorative Justice Theory and Practice' is a two day conference which will bring together international experts, scholars and practitioners to showcase research, practice and theorising about future direction and new advances in restorative justice. Day One of the conference will explore conclusions from recently completed research into restorative justice within policing undertaken [...]
RJ Working and Actorbank won the Cutting Edge category of the national Restorative Practice Awards 2017
To celebrate, and explain more, Actorbank (now called AvatarJo) has made a film about the partnership. You can view the video below:
Taking Action Against Hate Crime in Post-Brexit Britain: Protecting Vulnerable Groups and Promoting a Culture of Tolerance and Inclusivity
Deborah Mitchell will be presenting the relevance of restorative processes at Taking Action Against Hate Crime in Post-Brexit Britain: Protecting Vulnerable Groups and Promoting a Culture of Tolerance and Inclusivity Deborah Mitchell was one of four founder members of RJ Working Community Interest Company in 2012. RJ Working is a not for profit social enterprise [...]
RJ Working has arranged for partner organisation Project Salus, based in Kent, to deliver two one-day training events at Truro Library in May. Salus (linked here) are recognised as national leads on Anti-Bullying and their age-appropriate safety surveys ensure that the voices of children and young people are heard on this issue. Their annual survey [...]
In Memory of Lionel E Morrison OIS OBE & Patron of RJ Working Lionel Morrison was a champion of equality and of recovery from harm, but he initially had grave reservations about 'restorative justice'. He voiced concerns that it should not be an easy route away from responsibility, and that victims should not be insulted [...]