More Resources on Restorative Justice



Ball, J., Caldwell, W., & Pranis, K. (2010). Doing Democracy with Circles: Engaging Communities in Public Planning. Living Justice Press.

Bohm, D., Nichol, L., & Senge, P. (2004). On Dialogue. Routledge.

​Brubaker, D., & Zimmerman, H. R. (2009). Little Book of Healthy Organizations: Tools for Understanding and Transforming Your Organization. Good Books.

Hadley, M. L. (2001). The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice. State University of New York Press.

Hooker, D. A. (2016). The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing: A Hopeful, Practical Approach to Dialogue. Good Books.

Kaba, M., & Hassan, S. (2019). Fumbling Towards Repair: A Workbook for Community Accountability Facilitators. PROJECT NIA.

Kahane, A. (2012). Transformative Scenario Planning: Working Together to Change the Future. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Kolk, V. B. (2015). The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. Penguin Books.

Kotter, J. P. (2012). Leading Change, (1R ed.). Harvard Business Review Press.

Lederach, J. (2021). Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field. Good Books.

Levine, Pl, & Kolk, B. V. A. (2015). Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory. North Atlantic Books.

Pranis, K. (2005). The Little Book of Circle Processes. Good Books.

Stone, D., Patton, B., Heen, S., & Fisher, R. (2010). Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (Illustrated ed.). Penguin Books.

Valandra, E. C., & Yazzie, J. R. (2020). Colorizing Restorative Justice: Voicing Our Realities. Living Justice Press.

​Yoder, C. (2005). The Little Book of Trauma Healing. Good Books.

Zehr, H. (2015a). Changing Lenses: Restorative Justice for Our Times. Herald Press.

Zehr, H. (2015c). The Little Book of Restorative Justice: Revised and Updated. Good Books.

Articles, Reports and Blogs:

Bargen, C. Lyons, A. & Hartman, M (2019). Crime Victims’ Experience of Restorative Justice; A Listening Project. Department of Justice Canada. cverj-vvpcj.pdf (

Herman, J.L. (2005). “Justice from the Victim’s Perspective”, Violence Against Women, Vol. 11, No. 5, Pp. 571-602.

Journey to Light – A Different Way Forward: Final Report of the Restorative Inquiry – Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Report.pdf

Lyons, A. Restorative Justice vs. Conflict Resolution: Assessing for Intervention (2016). Just Outcomes Blog. for-intervention

Walker, M.U. (2006). Restorative Justice and Reparations. Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 37, No. 3, (Fall 2006): 377-395

Zehr, H. (2002). “Journey to Belonging”, in Weitekamp and Kerner (eds.), Restorative Justice: Theoretical Foundations. Willan Publishing, Portland, OR.

​Zehr, Howard. Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice (Blog).


Baliga, S. (2020) Restorative Justice and Sexual Violence [Webinar]. New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Nuri, N, Portez, J, & Howard, R. (2018, April 4) How Do We Use Restorative Justice To Transform a Culture of Sexual Harm [Webinar]. Zehr Institute. https://zehr-