Spring 2012: VARJ is fully engaged in planning an invitation only dialogue with Theo Gavrielides during his visit to Vancouver in May.  This will be one of several events hosted or co-hosted by Simon Fraser University.


May 8th, 2012: See the SFU Centre for Dialogue website for information about a special public presentation on May 8th: the Bruce and Lis Welch Community Dialogue guest Dr. Gavrielides will provide insights into how restorative justice has been proposed and implemented following the recent riots in Britain. This event is co-hosted with SFU’s Centre for Restorative Justice. http://www.sfu.ca/dialogue/study+practice/welch+award.html


Summer-Fall 2012: the VARJ Board is preparing funding proposals for the initiation of a restorative justice pilot program for Vancouver.