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Douglas County Restorative Justice Program

The Douglas County District Attorney's Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new restorative justice program being developed in Douglas County. The District Attorney’s Office is collaborating with the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR.org) at Bethel College (North Newton) to bring this initiative to Douglas County.

Restorative Justice is a framework of principles and values which focus on addressing the needs of those impacted by harm through relational processes of accountability and repair. Restorative Justice values and principles are applicable in response to harm as well as in its prevention and cessation through relational community building and problem solving. KIPCOR  

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the virtual community gathering on Thursday, July 30, 2020, to learn about how a restorative justice program could look in Douglas County.  This event was recording and can be viewed by clicking on the following link: here

Please e-mail us at darestortativejustice@douglascountyks.org with questions or comments.

To learn more about Restorative Justice, visit KIPCOR’s website located at www.kipcor.org

Please check back often for updates and information about future trainings.