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20 Sep 2016

Join Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at SFU Burnaby Campus

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Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Award-winning visual contemporary Haida artist, author, and professional speaker
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 3:30–5:30 pm
Leslie & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium, Convocation Mall, Burnaby campus.

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20 Sep 2016

Join Wab Kinew on Thu, 29 Sep 2016 7:00 PM and learn about Indigenous Knowledge in a Globalized World

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Join us for a special evening with wab-kinew, presented as part of the SFU President’s Dream Colloquium on Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging.

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation will act as co-hosts for this evening’s event which will include ceremony and witnessing.

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2 Sep 2016

Inaugural Ceremony & Lecture of the 2016 Fall President’s Dream Colloquium

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Please join us for the inaugural Ceremony & Lecture of the 2016 Fall President’s Dream Colloquium:

  • Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging
  • Thursday September 8th, 2016
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Lesley & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium
  • Convocation Mall, Burnaby Campus

SFU is pleased to co-host these events with a Circle of Elders and Knowledge Keepers and the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Kwantlen, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem Nations.

 This first Ceremony will honour the work of Chief Robert JosephFor more information and to register, please go to: www.sfu.ca/education4reconciliation

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24 Aug 2016

FREE Public Colloquium: Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging

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Join Chief Robert Joseph and many inspiring speakers at SFU’s  President’s Dream Colloquium on Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging. For registration click here

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31 Jul 2016

RJ Resource of the Month-July 2016

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“…current mediation and conferencing strategies too often focus on the interpersonal dimensions of crime and ignore the deeper roots of  the trouble at hand as found in class, race/ethnicity, and gender-based, systemic conflict.”   This paper is already 16 years old…does it still have some light to shed on the current state of affairs within the field of restorative justice?  Or have restorative justice practices evolved to take on structural aspects of crime?  Have a great reading:) Here is the article: Structural Aspects of Crime

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16 Jun 2016

Full-time Job Opportunity / Schools Program Coordinator

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Schools Coordinator Job Posting

North Shore Restorative Justice Society is looking to hire a full-time Schools Program Coordinator on a one-year contract.

Please click here for more info.

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Categories: employment, news, newsletter, provincial, regional, schools/youth

16 Jun 2016

Call for Proposals – International Graduate Student Conference

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Peace Leadership International Graduate Student Conference Oct 21-22, 2016.

Call for proposals for any graduate students who may have an interest in participating in the upcoming Peace Leadership Conference being hosted by the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) Graduate Students Association (University of Manitoba) this October 2016, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

This first international conference will coalesce a diverse group of faculty, students, and supporters as well as international colleagues to celebrate and mark PACS’s 10-year anniversary.

For details, please click here

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11 Jun 2016

SFU President’s Dream Colloquium on Returning to the Teachings: Justice, Identity and Belonging

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The colloquium serves as a graduate course that aims to inspire reconciliation ambassadors for the next generation.  For example, students will receive training with Reconciliation Canada.  Students across universities are eligible through the Western Deans Agreement. For more information, please click here

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11 Jun 2016

SFU Hummingbird Award 2016

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SFU Hummingbird Award

This award recognizes the continuing legacy of the compassionate and courageous spirit of Dr. Elizabeth Elliott, founder of the Centre for Restorative Justice. The award recognizes the tenacious spirit of hummingbirds who declare themselves to the values and relationships that build and sustain healthy communities. The hummingbird award is open to all residents of British Columbia and is presented annually to an individual or group who:

1) Models restorative justice values, principles and practices of restorative justice and community development.

2) Strives for the promotion of human dignity and social justice through their work with victims, offenders, colleagues, families and community.

3) Demonstrates voluntary commitment to the capacity for individuals to build a healthier, ethical and more democratic society.

4) Builds awareness and knowledge about restorative justice through critical engagement.

5) Enables capacity building through a courageous and compassionate spirit that builds relationships with others, the natural world, and our self.

Closing date for submission of nominations: September 23, 2016.

Enquiries to: Dr. Brenda Morrison at brendam@sfu.ca

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11 Jun 2016

Exploring Possibilities: A Restorative Approach to Climate and Culture in Education, Workplaces and Professions

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Date: June 27 & 28, 2016 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

The International Restorative Conference 2016 brings together national and international experts to explore the use of a restorative approach to ensure inclusive and healthy climates and cultures in education, workplaces and professions.
Hosted by Dalhousie University • Nova Scotia Department of Justice • Nova Scotia Criminal Justice Association.

For more information, click here

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