Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

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Unformatted text preview: zations. Recently, CISP program participants were hired by local civic groups to carry out a voter registration drive targeting residents of neighborhoods surrounding the program center. Juvenile offenders in Deschutes County, Oregon, work to provide wood for fuel for seniors and help construct shelters for those in need as a way of making amends to the community, enhancing competencies, and building connections to conventional community members. Delinquents in Dakota County, Minnesota may be required to work on crime repair crews which assist in repairing damage caused by crime to the homes of senior citizens. In Palm Beach County, Florida, serious offenders in a residential program work with forestry and land management officials to make improvements in access to a national wildlife reserve and protect plant growth. They are paid a salary which is divided between restitution to their victims and a savings account, and they attend classes in environmental science as a supplement to the normal school...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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