We are excited to announce that the Greater Austin Area My Brother’s Keeper (GAAMBK) will be hosting a Restorative CommunityRetreat. We will be offering tools to help Educators working with students Pre- K – 12th, Child Protective Services employees, Foster Care Providers, Law Enforcement Agencies, Faith Based Organizations, School Resource Officers, Attorneys and those that work in the Juvenile or Adult Judicial System, to utilize Restorative Practices.
The breakout sessions will be taught by educators, restorative justice practitioners & an attorney that employs restorative justice practices in his firm.
For more information on what Restorative Practices are and who should attend the Restorative Community Retreat, please see the attached document.
On Monday, November 30, The Greater Austin Area My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (GAA MBK) Executive Committee met to finalize task force committee chairs and to discuss task force objectives and priorities.
The task force committees are as follows:
Middle School Education
High School, College, and Career Readiness
Post Secondary Education and Workforce Placement
Violence Reduction and Second Chance Programs
The Executive Committee will meet again in late January to finalize objectives for the Initiative and membership for each task force.
The date for this year’s SXSWedu community dialogue forum has also been finalized. This year’s event will take place on March 8. More information will be made available in the months leading up to the event.