"I have not been able to the make the calls but am deeply concerned about responses to the Newtown killings. From a brief glance at the Waugh article I need to intervene in this discussion. Coercive mental health policies are not…"
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"I'm interested in connecting with people who are using restorative justice practices with people labeled with mental health diagnoses who are accused of crimes, and who understand that forced or incentivized participation in mental health…"
The Peace Alliance and Board Member Molly Rowan Leach are thrilled to announce the Fall Kickoff of the Restorative Justice Telecouncil Series and the workings of a longer term Resource area and collaborative network for those working in RJ and related fields and for those inspired by the growing movement who want to find out more. TPA recognizes that Restorative Justice is moving fast in the U.S. as an answer to punitive and corporate-motivated criminal justice systems. The mission of the…See More
"The call today was wonderful, I learned a lot from Michelle and the callers who spoke. I'm interested in doing a study group on the book, which I started to read but have not gotten very far in yet. As a survivor of the psychiatric…"
In which state do you live? (Please provide the full spelling, not the state abbreviation.)
What first attracted you to peace activism?
I am involved in the movement for human rights and against psychiatric oppression. Once it is established as a principle that forced psychiatry is violent, an act of torture, we need to build non-violent ways of interacting with each other in challenging situations.
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