Resources

Local Resources


Center for Community Cohesion

Community justice programs in the schools and neighborhoods of Southeastern San Diego and beyond.  

Link: http://www.ncrconline.com/mediation-conflict-resolution/center-community-cohesion/center-community-cohesion-community-justice

Phone: (619) 238-2400 x281

Email: kshade@ncrconline.com


San Diego City Attorney’s Office Neighborhood Justice and Collaborative Courts Unit (NJU) & Community Justice Initiative (CJI)

The goal of CJI and Collaborative Courts is to forge partnerships with the police, the community, and non-profits to create a more responsive and community-oriented criminal justice system.

Link: https://www.sandiego.gov/cityattorney/divisions/communityjustice/npu

Phone: (619) 533-5500

Email: cityattorney@sandiego.gov


San Diego County District Attorney’s Office Victim Services

Victim Services offers comprehensive services to victims and witnesses of all types of crimes. Assistance is provided from the moment the crime occurs for as long as assistance is needed.

Link: http://www.sdcda.org/helping/victims/victim-services.html

Phone: 619-531-4041


Statewide Support & Programs


Center for Restorative Justice Works

A grassroots effort to mend and support families separated by incarceration. CRJW is the umbrella for three direct service programs: Get on the Bus, Chowchilla Family Express and Cross Over.

Link: http://www.crjw.us

Phone: 818.980.7714

Email: info@crjw.us


Friends Outside

Programs include assistance with reentry and family reunification; parenting education, fatherhood programs, alternatives to violence and anger management for incarcerated people.

Link: http://www.friendsoutside.org/

Phone: (209) 955-0701

Email: info@friendsoutside.org


Get on the Bus

A program to provide assistance and transportation for children of prisoners in California so they can visit their parents.

Link: http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Visitors/Get_On_The_Bus.html

Phone: (818) 980-7714 

Email: Info@getonthebus.us


Insight Prison Project

Victim Offender Education Groups for inmates in CA prisons.

Link: http://www.insightprisonproject.org

Phone: 415-459-9800

Email: info@InsightPrisonProject.org


Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation

MVFR is a community led by family members of murder victims and the executed that advocates for the repeal of the death penalty.

Link: http://www.mvfr.org/

Phone: (877) 896-4702

Email: info@mvfr.org


Office of Victim & Survivor Rights & Services

CA Department of Corrections.

Link: http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Victim_Services/

Phone: 1-877-256-6877

Email: victimservices@cdcr.ca.gov


RestoreJustice

Healing and support for those affected by the criminal justice system through the CA Catholic Conference.

Link: http://www.cacatholic.org/restorejustice/

Phone: 916-313-4000

Email: info@restorejustice.com


Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP)

Fresno Pacific University offers VORP services.

Link: https://www.fresno.edu/visitors/vorp-cjc-victim-offender-reconciliation-program-community-justice-conferencing

Phone: 559-453-3472

Email: cjc.intake@fresno.edu


National & International Resources


Crime Victims’ Guidebook

By Rose Preston. A wealth of practical information for victims' families and survivors of violent crime. Recommended by Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking. Download the book for free.

Link: http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/lcadp/pages/19/attachments/original/1374020724/Crime_Victims_Guidebook.pdf?1374020724


Impact Justice

Innovation and Research in Justice Issues.

Link: http://www.impactjustice.org/

Phone: (510) 899-5010

Email: info@impactjustice.org


National Council on Crime & Delinquency

Applying research to policy and practice in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare.

Link: http://www.nccdglobal.org/what-we-do

Phone: (800) 306-6223

Email: info@nccdglobal.org


Prison Fellowships Centre for Justice and Reconciliation

This website provides information, resources, research, and articles on Restorative Justice initiatives worldwide, including school-based practices.

Link: http://www.Restorativejustice.org

Phone: 703-481-0000

Email: RestorativeJustice@pfi.org


Restorative Practices in Schools


Discipline That Restores

Step-by-step classroom discipline process based on restorative justice principles.

Link: http://www.disciplinethatrestores.org

Phone: 559-453-2042

Email: DTR.Director@fresno.edu


Edutopia Restorative Justice Resources

Free online resources for curriculum based on restorative principles.

Link: https://www.edutopia.org/blog/restorative-justice-resources-matt-davis


International Institute for Restorative Practices

IIRP is a graduate school and resource center for restorative work in schools and communities.

Link: http://www.iirp.edu

Phone: (610) 807-9221

Email: getstarted@iirp.edu


San Diego Unified School District Restorative Practices

Restorative Practices that are taking place in the San Diego Unified School District.

Link: https://www.sandiegounified.org/restorative-practices

Phone: 619-725-5595

Email: youthadvocacy@sandi.net


University of San Diego (USD) Restorative Justice

Restorative services for students of USD.

Link: https://www.sandiego.edu/conduct/restorative-justice/

Phone: (619) 260-4590

Email: studentconduct@sandiego.edu


Peacemaking Resources


Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University

The Center for Justice & Peacebuilding (CJP) is comprised of the Graduate Program in Conflict Transformation, and the Practice and Training Institute which houses the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, Seminars for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR), and other intensive training, program, and partnership opportunities.

Link: http://www.emu.edu/cjp/

Phone: 540-432-4490

Email: cjp@emu.edu


Center for Restorative Justice and Peacemaking at University of Minnesota

Established in 1994, the center is the first academic-based site on restorative justice founded by practitioner, trainer and researcher, Dr. Mark Umbreit. 

Link: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/ssw/rjp/

Phone: 612-624-4923

Email: rjp@umn.edu


Peace Resource Center of San Diego

The Peace Resource Center of San Diego offers peace, environmental, and social justice solutions.

Link: http://www.prcsd.org/

Phone: 619-263-9301

Email: info@prcsd.org