Restorative Justice: An Information and Planning Forum

Date / Time

November 11, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this in-person and online event to find out how restorative justice recognizes active responsibility, repairs harms and builds communities for a better future. Discuss how restorative justice can be implemented by UIC.

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10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction

Geraldine Gorman, RN, PhD, Clinical Professor, Kathleen M. Irwin Endowed Chair in Outstanding Clinical Practice, UIC College of Nursing
Rhea Ballard-Thrower, JD, MILS, Dean and University Librarian, UIC University Library

10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. – “Philosophy and Practice of Restorative Justice”

Fr. David Kelly, CPPS, Executive Director, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

10:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. – “The Peace Circle Process”

Pamela Purdie, Restorative Justice Practitioner and Trainer, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

10:40 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – “Restorative Justice in Law” (and at the UIC School of Law)

Michael P. Seng, JD, Professor of Law and Director, Fair Housing Legal Support Center, UIC Law

10:55 a.m.- 11:10 a.m. – “Restorative Justice and Community Partnerships”

Gabriela Peña, MPH, Associate Director, UIC-Partnerships for Anti-racist Campus Transformation (UIC PACT)

11:10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – General Discussion/Q&A

Open to the UIC community. Masks required for attendees. RSVP to attend in person or online. Zoom link will be emailed to attendees.

Sponsored by

College of Nursing
School of Law
University Library


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