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Tackling Youth Loneliness

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 [...]

By | 2019-01-18T14:48:21+00:00 January 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

SSE Trade Up Graduation

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: [...]

By | 2018-10-16T15:47:33+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Restorative Justice Conference

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    

By | 2018-08-17T18:10:41+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Royal Visit Film

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-20T15:05:34+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


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 [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:00:57+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

HRH The Princess Royal patron of Restorative Justice Council is visiting us tomorrow

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-19T10:25:18+00:00 January 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-19T10:26:52+00:00 January 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New Advances in Restorative Justice Theory and Practice – 2017 Conference

'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 [...]

By | 2017-08-22T12:01:54+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments