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Welcome! We are a nonprofit partnership of community members and police departments that offers restorative justice in the wake of crime. Our aim is to provide a process by which victims are heard and understood, offenders take responsibility for harm, and where loved ones and community members offer support.

This site describes who we are, what we do, how to become involved, and ways to offer and sustain restorative justice in your community.

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Here's the latest:

  • We had an exciting "Virtual Town Hall" on June 18 covering RJ legislation in Massachusetts. Guests: Middlesex DA Marian Ryan, Hon. John Cratsley (ret.), Chief Robert Bongiorno (Bedford). Nearly 100 participants from around the U.S. called in. Audio recording now available. Action tool to engage your legislators is provided. Recent interview with two program directors, including C4RJ's, posted.
  • Our Spring 2014 newsletter is out. With a heart-warming case story, board and staff transitions, a legislative update...and more!
  • Read all about it! C4RJ is featured in the Wellesley-Weston magazine Spring 2014 issue.
  • We hosted an exciting April legislative briefing on the Hill about SB52: An Act Promoting Restorative Justice Practices. Thanks to all who came!
  • Check out this article covering the latest on SB52: An Act Promoting Restorative Justice Practices.


Toasts and Boasts!


In June we celebrated the dedication and many accomplishments of our volunteers, who work tirelessly with people affected by crime. A few of them posed below, including, from left to right, front row, Betsey Woods, JJ Durham, Carolyn Gold, and Terri Ackerman. Middle row: Jim Tabner, Al Carpenter, Jon Byrd, June Adams Johnson, Susan Ellsworth, Joel Andrews, Bridget Saltonstall, and Susan Hurwitz. Back rows, Bill Roop, Chris Sanders, Bob McGowan, Lloyd Resnick, and Kathrin Winkler. (c) 2014 Richard Pasley/All Rights Reserved

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