Training opportunity on September 1st: Neighborhood Accountability Boards an Introduction.
To register for this class please email Nancy Kelley with your Name, email, and phone number.
MAKING TOPEKA A SAFER,
HEALTHIER PLACE TO LIVE
A Restorative Justice Process Brought to you by the
Topeka Center for Peace and Justice.
A program that brings juvenile offenders back into the
community as productive citizens.
Neighborhood Accountability Boards (NAB’s) are a Restorative Process that gives the community a voice when harm
is committed in our town.
- Juvenile is referred to TCPJ
- State Approved Mediator and Trained Neighborhood
- Meet with the juvenile.
- Harm caused by the Juvenile to the community is highlighted.
- The Juvenile takes responsibility for their actions.
- Juvenile and NAB work together to form an agreement
that repairs harm.
BENEFITS TO THE JUVENILE:
· An opportunity to tell his/her story
· An opportunity for the juvenile to be seen
· An opportunity to take responsibility and to pay back
for harm that was committed
· Less likely to recommit harms to the community
BENEFITS TO THE COMMUNITY:
· An opportunity to speak about the harm caused by
the actions of the youth
· An opportunity to hear and see the juvenile
· An opportunity to have a say in how the damage will
· Become a part of a safer community
NAB TRAINING PROVIDES:
· Knowledge in Restorative Principles
· Enhancement of communication skills
· Awareness of trauma informed care
· Practice in Donna R. Hicks Leading with Dignity
· Participation in NAB dialogue
2914 SW MacVicar Avenue
Topeka, KS 66611