Mid-Coast Currents 3/16/12

Issue: News, Events and People from Mid-Coast Maine
Host: John Zavodny
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Restorative Justice: an Alternative to Punishment
Key Discussion Points (list at least 3):
1. What is restorative justice?
2. How does the restorative justice program work in Maine?
3. How do participants fell about working within the restorative justice system?

Guests by name and affiliation:
1. Tia Poulin: Volunteers of America Case Manager at the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center. Beal College graduate in Social and Human Services. Licensed Alcohol and Drug counselor in 2010. She now works at the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center.
2. Suzanne Farley: Adult Program Coordinator, Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast. Ms. Farley is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and worked successfully in human services in New Mexico for years earning the “Child Care Provider of the Year” award by the New Mexico Department of Human Services. She is the former Executive Director of Cuidando los Ninos, a comprehensive program serving children and their families experiencing homelessness and was appointed to the 2007 Mayor’s Affordable Housing Committee.

For More Information:
The Restorative Justice Project of the Mid-Coast: www.rjpmidcoast.org/

Call In Program: YES