Now Hiring: Senior Racial Equity and Restorative Justice Consultant

We are hiring!

Just Outcomes is seeking a full-time Senior Racial Equity and Restorative Justice Consultant to support the development and implementation of restorative justice frameworks through a racial equity lens. Working collaboratively with our exceptional team of staff, partners and associates, the Senior Racial Equity and Restorative Justice Consultant will help leaders and service providers across sectors […]

Healing from the Polarization Pandemic

Just about everyone I talk to these days agrees on one thing: our communities and societies have never felt more divided. Whether it’s Democrats vs. Republicans, Liberals vs. Conservatives, people for and against vaccine mandates, opposing camps on racial justice or immigration policies, factions within religious and spiritual communities, or the debate on international responses […]

Welcome to the New Just Outcomes Website!

The Just Outcomes Team is excited to announce that our new website is officially live! Check the site out to learn more about the amazing individuals on our team, incredible client partnerships, and explore the ways in which we have evolved since our start in 2014! To explore who we are and where we have […]

Bullying and Building a Restorative Culture

Whether in our roles as parents, co-workers, employees, or teachers, many of us are affected by bullying behavior. How do we, as bystanders and supporters, be of help in these situations – and might we set the conditions in motion that make bullying less likely in the first place? Last week, I was at the […]

Who’s Driving the RJ Bus? Race, Equity and Standards in Restorative Justice

It’s uncomfortable talking about privilege, power, control and race within a movement dedicated to justice. We want to believe we’re doing good! But I am convinced that achieving the potential of our movement will start with some reckoning. I don’t have answers, but I hope the experiences shared here will provide some food for thought […]

Just Outcomes Newsletter

We are pleased to provide this newsletter, detailing some of the exciting projects we’ve contributed to in the last year, and a glimpse of what is to come for Just Outcomes in 2020.

Restorative Justice and Sexualized Violence – New Conversations Emerging

Last month, I attended the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia’s (EVA BC’s) annual forum, “Supporting Survivors Across the Years.” I have worked alongside the Victim Services sector for almost a decade, so there were many familiar faces. But the conversations have changed. When I introduce myself, saying, “Hi, I’m Catherine and a lot of […]

Justice Reform and The Revival of Indigenous Justice in Canada and the United States

Most people would agree that the criminal justice system needs to change in some way.  The restorative justice (RJ) movement offers an approach to justice reform for both youth and adults that values repair and relationship over punishment and isolation when dealing with the aftermath of crime, and research is showing its positive effects and support […]

Restorative Justice: a Framework for Juvenile Justice

“Restorative justice is a response to a harmful incident that seeks the inclusion of all involved, in efforts to meaningfully address the harm and restore trust in relationships.” – Just Outcomes There is a growing movement within the United States to establish an equitable and dignified criminal justice system that aligns with human needs and […]

Restorative Justice vs. Conflict Resolution: Assessing for Intervention

While “restorative justice” and “conflict resolution” both deal with issues of crisis in relationship, these disciplines differ somewhat in their basic assumptions, language, and goals. Discerning and choosing the discipline or “frame” best suited to the crisis at hand helps preserve the well-being of all parties, as well as societal and organizational ethics. Definitions and […]