Safety and Healing

Instead of discredited notions of criminal justice, marred by racism, we embrace the term Safety and Healing, which encompasses practices that engage residents directly in setting their own priorities for what it means to live well and be safe. Beginning from the notion that justice requires being made whole, these resources and research explore how communities can develop new pathways and practices of accountability for violations of community norms and contract the scope and role of law enforcement.

Read a guest blog on this topic by the Ella Baker Center