Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Restorative Justice Luncheon

The Diocesan Restorative Justice Commission is sponsoring a presentation on Victim-Offender dialogues at noon on Tuesday, January 13, at 40 N. Main Ave. in Conference Room 1.

Three crime victims will speak on their efforts to reconcile with offenders who harmed them. Marie Verzulli and Marguerite Marsh will discuss their meeting at Attica with a serial killer who murdered their sister/daughter Cathy. Susan Spang will discuss her meeting in prison with a young man who robbed her at knife point in Albany. David Kaczynski will give a brief introduction to restorative justice principles

This is the kick-off event for the Restorative Justice Commission's new series of educational presentations on Restorative Justice practices.

Please bring your lunch. Beverages will be provided.