In her signature talk, Dr. Jones shares about her journey from poverty to EdD. She discusses the power of education, and how she found her voice through it. Additionally, she covers her life philosophy that is grounded in Restorative Justice, and provides powerful lessons on how to overcome obstacles through her life experiences as it relates to rising from poverty to becoming a prominent community member. Dr. Jones believes that, A Journey Not Shared is a Soul Not Healed.
From a restorative perspective, when we begin to view people as people opposed to a problem that perpetuates the continued dehumanization of Black people and other people of color, we can begin to heal. I welcome you to take this journey with me as we make a commitment to dismantle the ills of racism. Dr. Jones shares four valuable actions we can take to aid in creating a more meaningful existence and world.
Dr. Jones shares her journey from poverty to EdD which takes into account her ability to parent her five children. She discusses the power of education, and how she found her voice through it. Additionally, she covers her life philosophy that is grounded in Restorative Justice, and provides powerful lessons on how to overcome obstacles through her life experiences as it relates to rising from poverty to becoming a prominent community member. Parents will receive a wealth of information that reflects how to effectively implement Restorative Justice in the home to eliminate the poverty and school-to-prison pipelines.
Youth Brave Spaces is more than a space where youth play it safe – they excel through meaningful conversations that evoke positive, sustainable change in their lives and the lives of those they encounter.
Youth will have an opportunity to discc what’s on their mind in a respectful manner. Breakout rooms will be assigned by age/grade level. Additional resources will be made available upon request.
This course will teach students how to best implement and support Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices within any capacity (i.e. home, community, educational, and justice systems). This course is especially designed for those interested in developing a functioning knowledge of this philosophy into their home, community, educational, work, and justice systems. This course covers the basic fundamentals of Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices in order to know the differences and similarities between the two. Dr. Jones will provide monthly follow-up to ensure proper implementation for three months. Students will have the option to join a private Facebook group and GroupMe.
This intensive training is ideal for community activists, educators, volunteers, law enforcement agents, social workers, etc. of all ages who want to experience and practice the principles of Restorative Justice as a way to build community and handle matters of harm. You will gain a thorough understanding of Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices by participating in authentic, intellectual, and spiritually-uplifting experiences. Each participant will receive the Dr. Shaniqua Jones’ Restorative Justice and Restorative Practice Training Manual along with other materials for each participant.
The two-day Restorative Justice Training includes pre-training planning call facilitation, training manual, materials, presentation, post-training debrief meeting with leadership/administration for sharing evaluation feedback and timeframe to implement and revisit outcomes, and discussion providing in-depth leadership training.
Dr. Shaniqua Jones works with shareholders in our communities and organizations to develop and implement the use of Restorative Practices via accountability; building competencies, relationships, and social capital; and community safety (ABCs). There are common research methods for the social sciences, which include but are not limited to interviews, observations, questionnaires (surveys), and documentary analysis. For the purpose of the consulting services, the researcher selected qualitative research to expand the body of Restorative Justice in the communities and organizations. Qualitative survey consists of three levels. The first level analysis is the one-dimensional description: observations and coding of the field notes. The second level analysis is the multidimensional description. The third level analysis is the explanation: analyzed the multidimensional description, which are the themes that emerged from the research.