Byrne JAG funds support the Community Conferencing Center Restorative Practices Program. The program engages community members, to increase availability and utilization of community conferencing and related services for Baltimore City. The program's activity provides a voice in the justice process for those harmed by crime. Specifically, this Restorative Practices program directly engages offenders so they see firsthand how their criminal actions have affected the community. This occurs in a professional environment and in coordination with the community, allowing victims to break from their trauma.
State Agency Administrator: Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention
Offender; Restorative Justice; Victim; Community Engagement