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Friday, October 19 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Tell Your Story | Youth Leadership
Jodie Geddes, Community Organizing Coordinator of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), will hold space for youth to share their stories, with a focus on finding ways to help interrupt the tragic cycles of violence, incarceration and wasted lives that trap so many young people. We’ll also explore how these cycles are exacerbated by excessively punitive school discipline and unfair juvenile justice policies. RJOY promotes institutional shifts toward restorative approaches that engage families, communities and systems to repair harm and prevent juvenile re-offending.

Workshop Speakers
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Jodie Geddes

Jodie Geddes, the Community Organizing Coordinator at Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth, uses techniques drawn from speculative fiction, theatre, and other arts to encourage storytelling and action planning for systems-change among youth. She is also the Project Coordinator for... Read More →


Friday October 19, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Youth Unity Center