RJ Working with key partners is organising a Cornwall wide conference about restorative justice and how it can support Cornwall's communities. the conference will be held at the shire centre, Bodmin, and will be hosted by the Bishop of Truro.
RJ Working is proud to announce that it has been chosen for a development programme sponsored by Lloyds bank and Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs, beginning with this two day workshop.
Cornwall's first Community Champions enjoying a reunion with their trainer Jo Poland. and a training session with members of the RJ Working team. The half day workshop looked at how restorative approaches to conflict and harm can contribute to building positive relationships in the communities they support.
Jane Haslam and Deborah Mitchell are running workshops for members of the Safer Stronger Communities Consortium (SSCC). These will look at the traditional criminal system and how to work restoratively with victims and offenders.
RJ Working celebrated at Cornwall Pride Festival and signed up to the 'No to Hate Crime Campaign'
Congratulations to Tam Martin Fowles who has been appointed to the RJ Working team.
Jane Haslam made a presentation about restorative justice to the leaders of Cornwall Churches Together.
The Elms hosted best practice with young women offenders in Cornwall, with over 35 people attending representing over 20 organisations, from both statutory sector and voluntary sector in Cornwall. Jane Haslam and Deborah Mitchell made a presentation on good practice introducing restorative practice to colleagues working with young women.
RJ Working launched its restorative community project in Redruth, this was funded by the big lottery. It invites members of the community to use new approaches.