Justice and Public Safety
November 21, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Parsons Participating in Restorative Justice Panel

The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will participate in a panel discussion titled Relationships First: Restorative Justice in Classrooms, Courtrooms and Community. The event takes place tomorrow (Wednesday, November 22) at 7:00 p.m. in Room 1020 at Memorial University’s Faculty of Education Building.

The event is organized by the Relationships First: Restorative Justice in Education Consortium which includes the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women NL, in collaboration with the Public Legal Information Association NL, the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre and YWCA-St. John’s.

The panel will explore the use of restorative justice approaches to address challenges in the province’s education and legal systems, including access to justice, increased demand on courts and correctional facilities, the well-being of youth, and the need for safer, healthier communities.

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Media contact
Lesley Clarke
Justice and Public Safety
709-729-6985, 699-2910


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