Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

To do this make sure indigenous minority

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Unformatted text preview: y board. Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 40 (7) In all pilot efforts and planning groups ensure cultural diversity and focus on impacting minority over representation and racial discrimination in juvenile justice. To do this, make sure indigenous minority organizations--businesses and business groups, churches, civic and fraternal organizations--are involved and asked to assume leadership and advocacy roles from the beginning. Whenever possible, select service and action projects which result in improvements in offenders' own neighborhoods. (8) Build on the power of the group. Group activities and projects allow for peer and adult support and involvement with adolescents in the juvenile justice system. Group projects also enhance youth skills in working with others. Encourage and reward staff creativity in developing these action projects and support innovation in involving the community. Have fun! (9) Focus on projects which mix youth and adults, including the elderly. A...
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