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About Molly Rowan Leach

Molly Rowan Leach is a specialist in the field of Restorative Justice and is Founder/Executive Producer of the popular webcast, Restorative Justice on The Rise. She is a media partner with the National Association for Communities and Restorative Justice (NACR) and a Certified RJ Facilitator.  She lives in Colorado, a leading state in the  growing restorative justice movement in the US.

Articles by Molly Rowan Leach

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Facing up to our shadow side with compassion

Restorative justice makes real the fact that conflict, pain, suffering and crime are part of all our lives.

Can the prison system be transformed? Shaka Senghor and #Cut50

A new campaign to be launched on March 26 aims to cut the U.S. prison population in half by 2025.

Restoring justice to America

The United States is a violent nation. The police are part of this problem. They have to be part of the solution.

The unspoken atrocity of standardized education

As the corporate takeover of public education proceeds in the US and other countries, schools cease to be training grounds for social transformation. We are not just fighting for our children, but for the liberation of our country. 

Six boys, one cop, and the road to restorative justice

With US Attorney-General Eric Holder announcing plans to curb mass incarceration, could restorative justice transform America’s prison-industrial complex?

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