Posts Tagged as "Restorative Justice"

Documentary Screening Opens Discussion on Long Beach’s AAPI Community

Sep. 26, 2016 / By
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The film "Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story" prompts discussion on the issues affecting Long Beach's Asian American and Pacific Islanders, including schools, deportations, and refugee trauma.

Restorative Justice Community Training Series

Jul. 9, 2014 / By
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The California Conference for Equality and Justice Presents:
Restorative Justice Community Training Series
Restorative Justice Circlekeeping: Part 1 Saturday, July 12 | 9am – 3:30pm
Restorative Justice Circlekeeping: Part 2 Saturday, July 19 | 9am – 3:30pm
Location for both trainings: Reid High School 2153 W Hill St Long Beach, CA
Restorative Justice Circlekeeping Part I will give participants an understanding of Restorative Justice foundational philosophies, as well as opportunities to both experience and practice leading Restorative Justice Community Building circles.
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Why Restorative Justice Is The Best Alternative To School Suspensions

May. 30, 2014 / By
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Long Beach students and teachers gathered at Reid High School Thursday to discuss the positive impacts of “restorative justice,” an alternative approach to resolving conflicts on school campuses...

Restorative Justice Community Forum, May 29

May. 22, 2014 / By
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On Thursday March 29th at 5 PM, students and staff of Beach and Reid high schools will come together to talk to the press about the power of Restorative Justice and how it has transformed their lives and school communities...

NewsLongBeach: Re-Imagining School Discipline

Nov. 8, 2013 / By
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The Long Beach Unified School District recently passed a resolution regarding school discipline policies. The school board urges “careful monitoring to prevent a disproportinate share of suspensions from occurring at a given school campus or with demographic subgroups of students and it urges schools to build upon existing efforts to provide alternatives.”

There has been a campaign underway in Long Beach and statewide to reform school discipline policies...

NewsLongBeach: What Does Justice Look Like?

Oct. 26, 2013 / By
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Recently, the California Conference For Equality And Justice convened a series of discussions to address those issues and emotions. ..

Students Use Theatre to Improve Discipline Policies

Oct. 15, 2013 / By
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A student yells a profanity at the teacher.

A student puts down another student.

Dilemmas like these usually result in a standardized punishment method, like suspension or a pink slip...

LBUSD Board Unanimously Votes to Reform Exclusionary Disciplinary Policies

Oct. 10, 2013 / By
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by Brian Addison

Tasha Hunter, a substitute teacher and mother of three, stood calmly amidst the hundreds of students cheering and protesting for disciplinary reform at the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) administration building Tuesday afternoon...

Fresno Schools Turning Away From Zero Tolerance

Apr. 15, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Nicole Hudley

Ed. Note: Data shows that one in 9 students are suspended nationally, with racial disparities widening...

Fresno looks at Restorative Justice Programs

Nov. 18, 2012 / By
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By Heather Somerville – The Fresno Bee

In a West Oakland classroom, a group of high school students is reinventing the city...