GSU to host Restorative Justice Conference

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 The Restorative Justice Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from 11 a.m.--4 p.m. in the CPA Lobby. Check in will begin at 10 a.m.

The conference will also feature student poster presentations from Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Harvey and a marketplace that will include local organizations that promote the balanced approach; accountability, safety, and competency development.

Join us to gain insight into how restorative justice practices can advance your culture and climate.

The keynote speaker for the conference will be David R. Karp, associate dean of student affairs and professor of sociology at Skidmore College. Dr. Karp is nationally known for his work in restorative justice with a focus on colleges and universities. Restorative justice practices contribute to accountability, safety, and competency development – all important factors in working with today’s students.

Visit www.govst.edu/dos or email lcarra@govst.edu to register or find more information. On-site registration is also available for $40 at the door. This event is open to the general public.

Posted by Michael Drakulich at 04/14/2014 04:54:24 PM