Please join us for day 2 of Oak Park Public Library's second annual Restorative Justice conference. This year's theme is Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities.
Day 2 focuses on Restorative strategies to build a stronger school community. Learn about the history and practice of educationally-based Restorative Justice from area and national experts.
9-9:45 am Drum circle in Scoville Park
9:30-10:30 am Check in and light breakfast
10:30-10:45 am Opening circle
10:45-11 am State Sen. Don Harmon, with a legislative perspective on the restorative movement
Building Relationships in the Classroom (for teachers, families, and students)
Finding Friends and Allies (for students)
3-4 pm Reflection and discussion circles
4-4:30 pm Closing circle
Full conference details
The three-day Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities conference is October 4-6 at the Main Library. Please register to attend one, two, or all three days of the conference. A light snack will be available to those who register. Transportation will be provided for Oak Park and River Forest residents who may need it.
Day 1 | Friday, October 4, 5:30-9 pm. We'll focus on building Restorative practices to strengthen families with children. Register now »
Day 2 | Saturday, October 5, 9 am-4:30 pm. We'll learn how Restorative practices can promote a safe learning environment in schools. Register now »
Day 3 | Sunday, October 6, 1-6 pm. We'll focus on the community, including learning about Restorative approaches and strategies the library uses as it strives to make the community the center of everything it does. Register now »
Event Type(s): Learn & Connect, Civic Learning, Arts & Culture