Restorative justice

The promises and the challenges


  • Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz Mennonite Central Committee


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Author Biography

Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz, Mennonite Central Committee

Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz works as Restorative Justice Coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee U.S. She has been involved in the field of restorative justice for many years and co-chaired the international Victim Offender Mediation Association (VOMA) for seven years. She is co-author of The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools: Teaching Responsibility, Creating Caring Climates (Good Books, 2005), and the author of The Little Book of Victim Offender Conferencing: Bringing Victims and Offenders Together in Dialogue (Good Books, 2006), both in the Little Books of Justice & Peacebuilding series. Lorraine speaks and conducts trainings on issues of crime and justice, restorative justice, and conflict transformation. She lives with her family in Akron, Pennsylvania.