What is Restorative Justice? Lisa Rea explains.
The following is a speech given by RJI president Lisa Rea in 2008 at an event hosted by Dream One World in California. We thank them for this
video. In 2008 Ms. Rea was president of The Justice & Reconciliation Project (JRP) which worked to reach and educate victims of violent crime
about restorative justice and its importance.
In this speech she describes restorative justice, talks about forgiveness, and explains what barriers exist that prohibit the greater use of
restorative justice. Restorative justice is rarely stagnant. Often one’s understanding of restorative justice evolves and expands. Restorative
justice is always systemic justice reform on the cutting edge.