April 6, 2021
Restorative circle and conference processes illustrated in Arlington’s report.
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Restorative Justice will work to gain the trust of residents from all neighborhoods.
When Kimiko Lighty hears Arlington residents commiserating on a listserv about how many cars had been vandalized and no one was doing anything about it; or how a woman was harassed by a group of maskless teens who coughed in her face, implying they were spreading COVID, and sped away laughing; then hears how these teens should be punished instead of “going through a restorative justice process,” it suggests to her that what we are doing now isn’t working.