Author name: Joy Gilfilen

Restorative Economics – Business can empower Local Jail Reform

Business is not what you Think It Is! Art Sherwood, IDEA Institute – WWU Social Benefit Corporations are a powerful way to implement restorative economics. As time changes all things, authentic justice is finding its way into social, business and civic understanding.  The fact is that business models, methods and …

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Reconstructive Intervention

Reclaiming Lives – What Do We Do?

Reclaiming Lives This 4-minute video shows why Restorative Community Coalition is Standing Up for Inmates Recovery, Jail Reform and Restorative Economics Growing a healthy society is an individual, family, business and community matter.  This video is about the individual impacts of excessive incarceration (without rehabilitation) on real people.  We describe …

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Stop Punishing Taxpayers, Start Rebuilding Community Report

Stop Punishing Taxpayers – Start Rebuilding Community Report

Our Coalition produced this visionary report for the people after many people participated in a 10 year projects of looking at how to reverse the jail industry’s plan to build bigger jails in Whatcom County.  We wanted to instead show that there are many other ways to do economic development …

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