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Center for Women in Transition
Missouri Restorative Justice Initiative
The Missouri Restorative Justice Initiative was developed by the Center for Women in Transition (CWIT) to:
Missouri Restorative Justice Coalition (MRJC)
MRJC is a state-wide group of policy makers, criminal justice personnel, victim organizations, church leaders, and providers of restorative justice services working to implement the goals of CWIT?s initiative.
Assistance provided by MRJC:
What is Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice is a new way of looking at crime that focuses on healing the harm to the victim. Through the process, offenders are held accountable, develop empathy for the victim, and make amends. Communities support the victim, and hold the offender accountable and encourage his/her transformation.
Benefits of Restorative Justice:
Restorative Justice Models: