A significant reason that restorative conferences are so successful is because they are voluntary. By choosing to come to an event, participants are predisposed to make the process work.
By Kerra L. Bolton When Ted Wachtel, founder of Building a New Reality (BANR), first mentioned “sortition,” I thought he was referring to the magical hat in the Harry Potter novels and movies, used to sort Hogwarts students into their appropriate houses. Turns out sortition is “the use of random selection to populate assemblies or […]
November 29, 2018 Dear Subscriber: It’s about three weeks after the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States. Of course, we Americans made only thoughtful choices in our voting. The hell we did. In our hurried workaday lives, who has time to get to know all these people who are running for all these local, […]