sujatha baliga and Fania Davis, co-executive director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, were keynote speakers for Harvard Divinity School’s Religions & the Practice of Peace Colloquium Series in October 2017. The event, titled the “Restorative Justice Approach: Wisdom and Spiritual Resources for Sustainable Peace in Our Communities,” explored restorative justice, spiritual dimensions of restorative justice, and the potential contributions of a restorative justice approach to advancing sustainable peace in communities and the world.
Watch sujatha’s talk entitled “Have You Been Angry Long Enough? Faith, Forgiveness, and Restorative Justice” below.
The session was moderated by Elizabeth Ruqaiyyah Lee-Hood, Research Associate for the Religions and the Practice of Peace (RPP) Initiative at Harvard Divinity School. A transcript of sujatha and Fania’s conversation about the role of spiritual resources in restorative justice and its impact on communities in which they work is also available.