Office of Student Conflict Resolution

Restorative Justice pillars

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

1:00-5:00 PM

Couzens Hall Multipurpose Room

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On April 15, 2014, the University of Michigan Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) will host a symposium and dialogue on restorative practices from 1-5 p.m.  The purpose of the symposium and dialogue is to introduce campus and community allies to the philosophy and applicability of restorative practices.  In lieu of a traditional panel, the event will include break-out dialogue sessions on restorative practices in different sectors (schools, courts, universities, community, etc.).

Featured Practitioners

Judge Timothy Connors, Peacemaking Court, Washtenaw County; U-M Law School

Margaret Connors, Washtenaw County Prosecutor's Office (retired); U-M Law School

Belinda Dulin, Director, Dispute Resolution Center of Ann Arbor

Susan Butterwick, Project Direct, Peacemaking Court; WSU Law School

Sukie Gruesbeck, Safe and Supportive Schools Liaison, River Rouge High School

Carrie Landrum, Office of Student Conflict Resolution, U-M Student Life

Rick Shafer, Associate Director, MSU Student Life

Student Restorative Practice Facilitators, River Rouge High School

The Plan for the Event

An overview of restorative practices will take place from 1-2 p.m. led by Rick Shafer of MSU and Carrie Landrum of U-M.  From 2-4 p.m., special guests* will lead small dialogues about restorative practices infused in their work.  We will have break-out dialogue sessions on restorative practices in our school system (both Wayne and Washtenaw counties), our criminal justice system, local universities (MSU and U-M), and the wider southeast Michigan community.  We will have a closing circle(s) process from 4-5 p.m.


Additional Information

Venue Location

Parking Maps

Ann Structure, Visitor Parking (E-16)

Palmer Structure, Visitor Parking (L-2)

Event Flyer

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