Aug. 9-11: 2018 International Conference on Restorative Practices

The three-day International Conference on Restorative Practices will be hosted Aug. 9-11 at Metropolitan State University.

With the theme “Restoring Self, Restoring Community, Restoring World,” the conference will feature three keynote presentations, more than 60 breakout sessions and cultural performances. The purpose of the conference is to inspire people to think bigger and differently to transform communities into being inclusive and restorative; equip people with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to effectively lead restorative changes in their schools and communities; and spark ongoing opportunities for connections, networking, inspiration and collaboration.

Registration is now open (register at this URL), with options for single-day registration and the full three-day conference.  Information is at The conference outline is available at this URL:

Conference organizers welcome long-time practitioners and those who are newly exploring ways of bringing relationships and humanity into schools, cities, courtrooms, workplaces and communities.

Contact Natasha Lapcinski, conference coordinator and co-convener at (612) 295-7604 and with questions.