Carlos Ortiz has spent years collecting photos and essays about the impact of violence on individuals, families and communities. He will discuss how his work helps to raise awareness as this year's Matthew Freeman lecturer.
There's little doubt that communities are broken. However, the new "Grounding Principles for Restorative Justice" may be one way to transform our communities, Mansfield Institute Associate Director Nancy Michaels writes in a new OpEd published by The Huffington Post.
The Cook County Juvenile Justice system needs to get smarter about the way it handles youths, according to a new study by Roosevelt University's Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation and Adler School's Institute on Public Policy and Social Justice.
Troy Withers is a 2013 Sustainability Studies graduate and a Mansfield Institute intern who believes that healthy foods and the Peace Diet he will introduce on Tuesday at Morrill Elementary School could be first steps in the fight against youth violence.