2022 Conference

Moving Forward:

Viewing Justice through a Transformative and Restorative Lens

The current punitive criminal justice system takes control, responsibility, healing, and accountability away from victims and offenders and instead gives them a powerless and victimizing experience. Transformative goes beyond the classic victim and offender relationship, which restorative justice examines, by analyzing systems of domination that foster oppression such as racism and classism. Transformative and restorative justice is rooted in community involvement and accountability and promotes healing.

We hope you will join us for a day filled with dynamic restorative justice practitioners in conversations that center on shifting the perspective and how we can move forward in viewing justice through a restorative lens.


*This training qualifies for Continuing Legal Credits (9.3 General and 3.5 Non-Legal Subject or NLS). If you are an attorney and interested in obtaining credits, the please submit your attorney number, the sessions attended, and the following information directly to ace@courts.in.gov within 30 days of the event: Sponsor Code: 109376 Course: 301221 – Moving Forward: Viewing Justice through a Transformative and Restorative Lens (*These sessions receive non-legal subject matter credit (NLS), a category of CLE credit in Indiana: Tuesday at 3:10; Tuesday at 4:10; and Wednesday at 3:15. These sessions do not receive credit: Tuesday at 9:00 (Opening Remarks); Wednesday at 1:15(Social Service Award); and Wednesday at 4:45 (Healing Circle). The remaining sessions receive traditional CLE credit. * ).

Tuesday, April 26 – Wednesday, April 27, 2022


Mia Mingus Headshot against greeneryKeynote Speaker — Mia Mingus

“We have to stop only responding to violence in a way that is individualistic or in a way that’s just about the person who was directly impacted and the person who directly did the violence.” — Mia Mingus

Mia Mingus is a writer, educator and trainer for transformative justice and disability justice. She is a queer physically disabled Korean transracial and transnational adoptee raised in the Caribbean. She works for community, interdependence and home for all of us, not just some of us, and longs for a world where disabled children can live free of violence, with dignity and love. As her work for liberation evolves and deepens, her roots remain firmly planted in ending sexual violence.  LEARN MORE


Early Bird ended March 3, 2022.

Regular ended March 16, 2022.

Late registrations are $100 and will be accepted through April 25, 2022 at 11:59 P.M.


12 hours BH, LE and pending legal credit approval.


Virtual *will be recorded for later viewing. Please note, the training will have captions. There is no ASL interpreter for the event.


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