Restorative Justice Week 2008 – Fostering a Restorative World View

Restorative Justice Week 2008 – Fostering a Restorative World View

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Time: 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: University of Ottawa – Desmerais Building, Room 4101


  1. Mike McIntyre, on behalf of the RJ Network of Ottawa will welcome everyone and introduce moderator Ernie Tannis. (1 minute)
  2. Ernie Tannis will welcome everyone to “Humanizing Justice” and will review what will take place: speakers Ottawa Police Chief Vernon White and Peggy Land, then break into small groups to experience mock restorative circles, and then come back into the larger group for questions and comments. Introduce Ottawa Police Chief Vern White. (10 minutes)
  3. Ottawa Police Chief Vern White will speak about Restorative Justice. (15 minutes)
  4. Ernie will introduce Peggy Land. (1 minute)
  5. Peggy Land will speak. (15 minutes)
  6. Ernie will ask people to proceed into Circles with their chairs (the numbers will be posted around the room and perhaps each row could be directed to a particular Circle number). (1 minute)
  7. Mock Circles (1 hour)
  8. Ernie will invite everyone back into the main group and will invite questions and comments to the speakers. (15 minutes)
  9. Ernie will wrap up discussion, thank speakers, invite people to stay to network, enjoy the snacks, purchase books and to sign up to receive the monthly email-out from the Restorative Justice Network of Ottawa. (2 minutes)

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