We use restorative practices
to keep young people out of the criminal justice system
and make schools safer places for learning and development.

We use restorative practices to keep young people out of the criminal justice system and make schools safer places for learning and development.

Peacebuilders is a nonprofit organization that provides restorative programs and services to young people and works towards effecting change in our justice and education systems.

Peacebuilders is committed to:

The Adolescence Project

Restoring Hope: An Evaluation of the Restorative Youth Circles Program

In 2021, a comprehensive evaluation of Peacebuilders’ Restorative Justice Programs was conducted by Scot Wortley, Professor of Criminology at University of Toronto, revealing an amazingly positive impact that the program has had on youth participants.

Click here to read the Executive Summary.

Our new initiative: The Adolescence Project

It is important to understand the real challenges that our youth face and there needs to be a better understanding of the significant brain growth and development happening throughout adolescence as evidenced by emerging science. Tailoring our approach to youth during these critical years, focussing on restorative justice practices, and providing positive opportunities will lead to much brighter futures.

Restorative Justice: How it can be translated into modern institutions

Reflections by Barry Stuart in conversation with Eva Marszewski, from Catalysing Change Week 2021. From writing the constitution of Papua New Guinea to sitting as the Chief Justice of the Territorial Court of Canada’s Yukon – from criminal justice to restorative and community justice – our urgent challenges call for a better way.

Peacebuilders News & Updates

Join the Conflict Coaching Summit

The Inaugural Conflict Coaching Summit starts September 2021, with six speakers speaking every other week about aspects of conflict management coaching. The website www.conflictcoachingsummit.com tells more about this event, the speakers and topics. We are grateful to...

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The 2020 National Restorative Justice Symposium

Did you miss the 2020 National Restorative Justice Symposium? We have the video here. Peacebuilders’ Founder and Board Member, Eva Marszewski, along with Executive Director, Marlon Merraro, presented at the 2020 National Restorative Justice Symposium. Eva and Marlon...

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