EVENT: Restoring the Community

Join CAIR-Chicago in a discussion about restorative justice! Our panelists will introduce the philosophy of restorative justice and discuss their experience bringing restorative practices to their communities and organizations. Our panel will discuss how restorative justice can be used in interpersonal relationships, among youth in the community, and how it can manifest within the legal framework.

Panelists include:

Tomas Ramirez, Restorative Justice Consultant for Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Farouk Kannout, Member of Community Peacemakers

Shelia Murphy, Co-founder of the Restorative Justice Project at the John Marshall Law School

Imam Tariq El-Amin, Founder/ Executive Director of We Bridge the Gap and host of Radio Islam

Bryan Echols, Coordinator for Restorative Justice Hubs


WHAT: Restoring the Community Panel

WHO: Tomas Ramirez, Farouk Kannout, Shelia Murphy, Imam Tariq El-Amin, Bryan Echols

WHERE: CAIR-Chicago 17 N. State Street, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60602

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 @ 5:30 PM