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WIHEA Seminar: 'How to build a restorative university'

This event took place on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 (via Microsoft Teams)

Guest speaker Lindsey Pointer (Vermont Law School) has had a lot of success implementing restorative practices in universities in New Zealand and the US and she shared her experiences around some of the challenges and opportunities.


Who was this event aimed at?

Staff and students interested in how restorative justice and restorative practices could fit within universities. This event was open to Warwick staff and students as well as external guests.

Speaker Details
A picture of the speaker, Lindsey Pointer

Dr. Lindsey Pointer is the Assistant Director of the National Center on Restorative Justice at Vermont Law School. She has a PhD in Restorative Justice from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, where she played a key role in launching the Restorative University initiative. She is a former Fulbright Fellow and Rotary Global Grant recipient.

Lindsey has worked as a restorative justice facilitator, community program manager, educator, and researcher. She is the author of two books on restorative justice: The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools (Good Books, 2020) and The Restorative Justice Ritual (Routledge, 2021). Lindsey also launched and maintains the website, a free collection of games and activities for teaching restorative practices in trainings and classrooms.