On Tuesday December 18th, host Cynthia Lin interviewed a panel of guests regarding the YWCA’s Restorative Justice Program. She spoke with Restorative Justice Program Manager Ananda Mirilli, Eugenia Highland and Danielle Bailey. According to Madison’s YWCA website, “Restorative justice is a theory or set of beliefs that informs how communities can resolve problems that have […]
Did you know this week is the Madison YWCA’s annual Racial Justice Summit? What is the focus of the summit? Who will be presenting? What does the YWCA hope to achieve? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What does the new Restorative Justice Initiative mean for low-level youth offenders? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with YWCA’s Ali Treviño-Murphy and Timebank’s Stephanie Rearick and Lorrie Hurckes to discuss the new initiative that allows youths who receive a Municipal Violation from the City of Madison to go through a restorative justice program instead of court.
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval graciously joined the Monday Buzz to discuss with Brian Standing a slew of topics, from the recently announced restorative justice program to his perspectives on how the community and police should respond to issues like racial disparities in arrest rates and mental health crises.
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Jonathan Scharrer, Director of the Restorative Justice Project, Frank J. Remington Center, UW-Madison Law School. Jonathan Scharrer will be a Panel member of: Restorative Justice, Accountability & Community: Engaging the Community in a Non-punitive Approach to Crime May 17, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Urban League 2222 S. […]
The United States now has the largest incarcerated population in the world, with some 2.2 million Americans behind bars. We also boast the dubious honor of the highest global rate of incarceration: despite only having 5% of the world’s population, we have nearly 25% of the world’s total prisoners. In Wisconsin the racial disparities of […]