It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails.
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6 Boys, One Cop: A Story of Restorative Justice

6 Boys, One Cop: A Story of Restorative Justice

Dec 21, 2013-- In one of Frank Baum's Oz books, Dorothy winds up in prison in Oz and is treated to luxury, kindness and warm cookies. When she asks why, the guard says, "Why would we treat people meanly when we want them to be kind?" The prison system in the US often runs counter to this notion of kindness and rehabilitation. This article focuses on a town in Longmont, Colorado where restorative justice that promotes rehabilitation and creative sentencing is closing the gap on racism, and needless incarceration. It shares an inspiring real-life example of how this approach works. (20686 reads)


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It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails.
Nelson Mandela

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