Sat, Jul 16|
Intro to Restorative Justice in India: Activating Community Values & Embracing Differences
The workshop will address the diversity (religion, race, caste, sex, etc.) in India and inequities and discrimination which entail because of these diversities. All are welcome to join and reflect on our own bias, identity, power, privilege, and prejudice.
Time & Location
Jul 16, 2022, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
About the Event
Facilitated by the DC Peace Team
Date: July 16th, 8:00-11:00am EST, 5:30-8:30pm IST
Location: ONLINE (Zoom link provided about 24 hrs. before the session)**
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The workshop will address the diversity (religion, race, caste, sex, etc.) in India and inequities and discrimination which entail because of these diversities. Anyone is welcome to join from around the world. Reflect on our own bias, identity, power, privilege, and prejudice. Develop nonviolent strategies for challenging systemic oppression in day-to-day interactions.
1) Be introduced to restorative justice philosophy, foundation, and practice
2) Explore the power of restorative justice in activating community values
3) Reflect on their own bias, identity, power, privilege, and prejudice.
4) Develop nonviolent strategies for challenging systemic oppression in day-to-day interactions.
Payment is requested on a sliding scale. Please consider $50-$100 to support our work and help us better serve the community. No one will be turned away for reduced or lack of payment, so we will welcome you either way.
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This training is provided by the DC Peace Team, which empowers ordinary civilians to serve their communities as nonviolent peacekeepers, and by extension, as peacemakers and peacebuilders. The DC Peace Team lives this mission by deploying unarmed civilian protection and accompaniment units, providing training in various nonviolent skills, and facilitating dialogues and restorative justice approaches.
For more information about the DC Peace Team, please visit our website at www.dcpeaceteam.org
Eliane Lakam (she/her) is an experienced community organizer and trainer who believes in the power of nonviolence and empathy in peacebuilding and reconciliation processes. Her training sessions offer ways to cultivate daily habits for living a nonviolent life and are rooted in the characteristic of cura personalis and practices that restore the dignity of those affected by violence and injustice. Using an interactive, context-relevant pedagogy, she has trained individuals and groups of people from all backgrounds, including students, educators, youth and young adults, parents, community leaders, activists, and elected officials.
Jeri Fields (she/her) is a former educator who serves in her community as a first responder chaplain with a longstanding commitment to the spiritual well-being of all of God’s people. She recently earned a Professional Certificate in Restorative Justice from Vermont Law School. Jeri is inspired by the transforming and healing powers that occur within restorative practices that offer spaces to be brave and vulnerable as personal stories are shared openly with authenticity, deep listening, and respect for others. In her professional and personal life, Jeri is passionate about restorative justice and is an enthusiastic member of the Restorative Justice family of the DC Peace Team.