@ Evelyne: Thanks for the reminder that Restorative Justice is …

Comment on Dylan Voller’s mistreatment started in Alice Springs by Phil Walcott.

@ Evelyne: Thanks for the reminder that Restorative Justice is a positive conduit aiming for repairing the harm rather than punishing the person.
This model has been used in some schools and juvenile justice system in Alice Springs very effectively over time. I know because I introduced it into the schools in which I worked.
It should be adopted across all schools and within the community justice systems for younger people and adults.
The models are out there; no need to re-invent any wheel.
Go ahead … just do it!
Phil Walcott
Independent candidate for Braitling

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