VIRRJA Meeting Minutes
VIRRJA meets every two months, to share, guide and report with our members and associates. We plan, when possible, to host on the second Monday of the month.
GENERAL MEETING ~ FEB 22, 2021 ~ Guest presenter was Sophia Zwitkowski, Restorative Action Program Coordinator with Fraser Region Community Justice Initiatives presented on fostering safe and relational school environments. Click here for meeting minutes.
GENERAL MEETING ~ April 19, 2021 ~ Guest presenter was Nancy Denham, Trainer and Mentor for Restorative Justice Program of the Sunshine Coast, led us through the process and purpose of hosting a Community Dialogue. Click here for meeting minutes.
GENERAL MEETING - June 2021, with 28 attendees from 13 programs, ED from RJABC and E Div RCMP coordinator and Founder of Peace of the Circle. Dr Moussa Magassa, Human Rights Education from UVIC lead us through an instructional and informative presentation on "Embedding anti-racism in restorative practices".
GENERAL MEETING - August 2021 with 22 members attending. Our guest presenters were Mabel Peter, Native Court Worker in Duncan and Leah Fontaine, Crown Counsel, Duncan. TOPIC: Healing Circle/Healing Plan Practices of First Nations Court