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NEWS: BBC3 – Can Criminals Say Sorry?

As part of BBC3’s Crime and Punishment season, the final episode to be screened at 9pm on Monday, 14th April asks, Can Criminals Say Sorry? The programme features three of our storytellers, Peter Woolf, Will Riley and Jo Nodding. All three have taken part in Restorative Justice conferences and for all three their lives were… more

NEWS: Report published of research trip to US & Canada – Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

Marina Cantacuzino, Founder/ Director of The Forgiveness Project has published her report documenting her research trip to America and Canada as a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellow. The report,  Transforming Lives through the power of personal narrative: Innovative Restorative Justice Programes in Custodial and Community Settings can be read here. The aim of her Fellowship was… more

NEWS: Speakers at first ‘Conversation on Forgiveness’ inspire hope that peace is possible

On 17th March in London the first in The Forgiveness Project’s series of thought-provoking ‘Conversations on Forgiveness’, Can Forgiveness Repair Communities? took place at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace with a screening of the award-winning documentary, ‘Beyond Forgiving’.  This powerful film depicts how two South Africans – a mother whose daughter was killed and… more

EVENT: Narrative Practitioners Forum – 19 March 2014, 5.30pm

An alive and spontaneous space that nurtures a growing body of wisdom, and encourages creative cross-disciplinary collaborations. This session will host two new amazing mini-workshops. 1. “Telling personal stories of transformation”, facilitated by Ben Yeger Everyone has a personal story to tell. Sharing these stories can be transformative for both teller and listeners- this act … more

NEWS: RESTORE highly commended For “outstanding rehabilitative work” by Robin Corbett Award

We are absolutely delighted that RESTORE’s use of real stories to help offenders reflect on their own behaviour and motivate them to change was highly commended this week by the Robin Corbett Award for Prisoner Rehabilitation 2014. The judging panel – which included Eoin McLennan-Murray, President of the Prison Governors’ Association, Juliet Lyon, director of… more

EVENT: The Forgiveness Feast – 31 January 2014

There will be a special film screening of Beyond Right and Wrong, Stories of Forgiveness at Asthall Manor Ballroom on the last Friday in January. This documentary tells the stories of people who both endured and perpetrated cruelty and aggression in the genocide in Rwanda, the violence in Israel/Palestine, and the “troubles” in Northern Ireland.… more

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