The word justice may signal a thought of punishment for a crime. But restorative justice tries to correct behavior by repairing harm, rebuilding relationships, and bringing the offender back into good standing in their community. Alaska Native communities have used this practice for generations, and the state is also incorporating these methods. Does it work to reduce crime and recidivism?
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Nelly Perez, Restorative Justice Program Manager, Alaska Native Justice Center
- Tammy Ashley, Director, Alaska Native Justice Center
- Tracy Dompeling, Director, Division of Juvenile Justice
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