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Restorative Justice

West Side Legal Aid Program Will Bring ‘Community-Led Holistic Supports’ To Break Cycle Of Crime

Justice Rising is a collaboration between four neighborhood groups that aims to create a model for how young people interact with the legal system.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

On The West Side, New Youth Hub Will Offer Space To Learn, Create And Grow: ‘Without Opportunity, A Community Can Lose Hope’

BUILD Chicago's new facility will have tech space, a commercial kitchen and café, an athletic facility with a basketball gym and a walking track for neighborhood seniors.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

‘We’re Not Going To Send You To Jail’: Avondale Restorative Justice Court Gives Alternative To Resolve Crime

It's the second court of its kind in Chicago. A third community court to resolve nonviolent crimes is opening in Englewood next week.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Policing Isn’t The Only Problem — Defund The Cook County Jail, Too, Protesters Demand

Advocates want money from the jail to be reallocated towards housing, health care, jobs and mental health.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

Meet The New Judge Ruling Over Restorative Justice Court In North Lawndale: ‘This Court Is Your Fresh Chance’

The program that aims to repair harm instead of sending people caught up in the court system to jail is the first of its kind in the state.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Mom Forgives Her Son’s Killer — And Goes On To Dedicate Her Life To Restorative Justice

Forgiveness is “finding peace no matter the outcome for yourself and nobody else,” Lisa D. Daniels said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale