Colorado Coalition for Restorative Justice Practices

Join us in advancing restorative justice practices in Colorado

When Committees Gather

We offer events for our members and the RJ community to help practitioners
and those seeking awareness of restorative justice practices in Colorado.

Standing Committees

Engaging, empowering, elevating, valuing, lifting up, and celebrating diversity!

Capacity Building
To provide training, technical assistance, quality assurance, mentoring and support to restorative programs and practitioners. Board Contact: Ericka Welsh
Outreach

To promote and educate the existing RJ community to inspire more people to become involved. Educate and inform legislators about RJ and the needs of the RJ community. Board Contact: Ames

Member Engagement

To provide support, maintain connections and collaboration among CCRJP members AND everyone doing this work. Board Contact: Denise

RJ Council Committee

To partner with the State RJ Council and informs and influences their decisions. Board Contact: Luke & Denise

Communications Committee

To work with the Outreach Committee for promotional materials and communicate with membership. Board Contact: Rachel

Upcoming Events

RJ2: Restorative Justice
Practices and Racial Justice

October 10th

9:00am-12:00pm MST

Celebrating Pete Lee event

October 28th

TBD MST

Q3- Membership Gathering –
Data collection and funding

Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00am – 11:30am MST

Policy Listening Circle

September 29th
9-10:30am MST

Q4- Membership Gathering –
Board Elections

Thursday, November 11, 2022
9:00am – 11:30am MST

Statewide Convening

Fall Date TBD
TBD MST

When do Committess Gather?

CAPACITY BUILDING COMMITTEE

Meets on the Second Thursday of the month from 10:00am – 11:00am (zoom). The Capacity Building Committee is to provide training, mentoring and support to restorative programs and practitioners.

To join contact Ericka Welsh at: welshea128@gmail.com

COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

The Communities of Practice was created to provide support, network, find solutions and share resources. This group is open to those outside of CCRJP s membership and is specific to those involved with restorative practice in schools and criminal justice throughout Colorado.

To sign up and receive the next Zoom link, contact Ericka Welsh at: welshea128@gmail.com

CoP Schools group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (zoom)

CoP Criminal Justice group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (zoom)
CoP RJ Future group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10:30 AM – Noon (zoom)

COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

Meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 3:30pm to 5:00pm (zoom) The Communications Committee is responsible for promotional materials, website/social media needs and communication platforms for membership.

To join contact Rachel Larsen at: Rachel.Larsen@colorado.edu

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 10:00am – 11:30am (zoom) The Outreach Committee is to provide education and information to legislators about RJ and the needs of the RJ community. The purpose is to intentionally attract diversity of practice and people in RJP around the state and to educate the existing RJ community to inspire more people to become involved.

To join contact Ames Stenson at: Stensona8@gmail.com

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Meets on the second Thursday of the month 9:30AM-10:30AM (Zoom). The Membership Committee is to support the Outreach Committee to engage new members to have a voice and be active participants in CCRJP. This committee provides support, maintains connections and collaboration amongst CCRJP members and everyone doing this work.

To join contact Denise Lord at: dlord@estes.org