“It is absolutely impossible to hold a restorative disposition without a really sincere and deep curiosity for what is going on.” ~ Kimiko Lighty
Arlington County’s restorative justice efforts strive for an equitable, empathetic community that honors the dignity and humanity of all people and creates pathways for belonging, healing, accountability, and growth. Restorative Arlington coordinator Kimiko Lighty explains how central curiosity is to the work.
To learn more about Restorative Arlington, check out the County’s resources here.
This piece from George Mason University inspired this conversation. I’m grateful to GMU for their partnership with Arlington County in this effort.
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