FAQ on Transformative Justice

To find out more about transformative justice goals, principles, and application, check-out these resources:

Phases of Violence Intervention

Transformative Justice Model

Forms of Violence

10 Principles for Community Accountability

Domestic Violence, Abuse, and Child Custody

10 Ways We Know the Custody System is Broken

Chen, Ching-In, Jai Dulani, and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, eds. 2011. The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities. Brooklyn, NY: South End Press.

The Revolution Starts at Home (booklet format — has the content of the zine version, not the book version): http://www.incite-national.org/media/docs/0985_revolution-starts-at-home.pdf

Community Accountability: Emerging Movements to Transform Violence, a special issue of Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict & World Order (Vol 37, No. 4, 2011-2012).

Ptacek, James, ed. 2009. Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women. Oxford University Press.

Creative Interventions Toolkit (A Practical Guide to Stop Interpersonal Violence): www.creative-interventions.org

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence Community Accountability Working Document: http://www.incite-national.org/index.php?s=93

INCITE! and Critical Resistance: Statement on Gender Violence and the Prison Industrial Complex: http://www.incite-national.org/media/docs/5848_incite-cr-statement.pdf

Transformative Justice Scoop.it! Page curated by Lena Palacios: http://www.scoop.it/t/transformative-justice-by-lena-palacios


And check-out these organizations (This list is compiled for informational purposes and not as a direct endorsement):

CARA Communities Against Rape and Abuse http://cara-seattle.blogspot.com/
Chain Reaction: Alternatives to Calling the Police http://alternativestopolicing.com/
CONNECT: Safe Families, Peaceful Communities http://www.connectnyc.org/
Community United Against Violence http://www.cuav.org/
Critical Resistance http://criticalresistance.org/
Families of Sister in Spirit http://familiesofsistersinspirit.tumblr.com/
FAR-OUT Friends Are Reaching Out http://farout.org/
Generation FIVE http://www.generationfive.org/
Generative Somatics: Somatic Transformation and Social Justice http://www.generativesomatics.org/content/what-somatics
INCITE!: Women of Color Against Violence http://www.incite-national.org/
Justice NOW! http://www.jnow.org/who.html
Just Practice http://www.shirahassan.com/class-registration/
Native Youth Sexual Health Network http://www.nativeyouthsexualhealth.com/
Philly Stands Up http://phillystandsup.wordpress.com/about/
Philly Survivor Support Collect: Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault http://phillysurvivorsupportcollective.wordpress.com/
Project NIA: Building Peaceful Communities http://www.project-nia.org/home.php
Raksha’s Breaking the Silence Project http://www.raksha.org/Volunteer.html#BreakingtheSilenceProject
Sista II Sista—Sisters Liberated Ground http://www.sistaiisista.org/
STOP StoryTelling & Organizing Project http://www.stopviolenceeveryday.org
Support New York http://supportny.org/
TGI Justice Project http://www.tgijp.org/
Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois http://tjlp.org/
Young Women’s Empowerment Project http://youarepriceless.org/

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