Restorative Justice: Peter Block and Mike Butler on Thought Grenades

Peter and Mike Butler, Chief of Safety for Longmont, Colorado, join Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss to kick off their first installment of Leadership for the Common Good, a new Thought Grenades series that highlights real leaders solving real problems in real time.

In their discussion they share insights around Restorative Justice. What is it? How did it help Longmont overcome serious issues in their community? Could Restorative Justice have helped solve problems in Ferguson and New York City?

Click here to go to Thought Grenades February 9, 2015 program. Or listen or download at iTunes.

About the Lead Author

Peter Block
Peter Block
In addition to The Abundant Community, co-authored with John McKnight, Peter Block is the author of Flawless Consulting, Community, Stewardship and The Answer to How Is Yes. He serves on the boards of Elementz, a hip hop center for urban youth; Cincinnati Public Radio; and LivePerson. With other volunteers, Peter began A Small Group, whose work is to create a new community narrative and to bring Peter's work on civic engagement into being. Peter's work is in the restoration of communities and creating systems that restore our humanity. He is a partner in Designed Learning, a training company that offers workshops he has designed to build the skills outlined in his books.

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