Funding delivered by Co-op Foundation through Building Connections Fund Youth strand RJ Working in Cornwall will help to make school outdoor spaces more accessible for young people over the next three months after being awarded £10k from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand. RJ Working will work with young people to come up with detailed [...]
Our CEO Deborah Mitchell graduates from the School of Social Entrepreneurs Trade Up Programme Deborah has been part of a fantastic cohort of social entrepreneurs with huge commitment and drive over the past year. In her speech at the graduation event, held at The Eden Project, Deborah outlined our mission for young people: [...]
In June 2018 our CEO Deborah Mitchell delivered a workshop at the 10th International European Forum for Restorative Justice Conference in Tirana, Albania where she was among 309 participants from 47 countries. Deborah spoke about ‘Harms against Identity’ and Restorative responses to prejudice and discrimination. View the EFRJ website here
In January we had a very special visitor helping us to celebrate the introduction of Restorative Practice in Cornwall's schools. This lovely video of the day is thanks to Forge Films To sign up for the Cornwall Restorative News Update please provide your contact details below. We will never share [...]
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 [...]