In the last few years, as we are having to reassert history through a critical lens and question current carceral systems, an explosion of interest has arisen around community accountability and transformative justice. With the knowledge that many facets of transformative justice are counter to how we are accustomed to understanding justice in our criminal/legal system, we invited coalition and program staff on a year long journey. We explored ways we can practice transformative justice in our everyday lives which we believe can support our individual and collective capacity for being skillful and creative in our community responses to harm. In this session we will explore lessons learned from this learning cohort model, share design and structure of the cohort itself and engage participants in their own staff organization’s readiness to engage in the deep and valuable work of learning and unlearning


Amelia Romo

Area of Focus

Alternative Justice