In honour of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (November 22nd 2020 - November 28th 2020), LCCJ has prepared some engaging activities that we are excited to share with you!
On Nov. 19th 2020:
Join us for a Radio Interview on Lake 88.1 @ 4pm. Guest Speaker Marlee Liss, Founder & Author of Re-Humanize, will be providing a brief recount of her experiences with the Restorative Justice forum that resolved her case. There is no registration required, we hope you'll tune in!
On Nov. 26th 2020:
TO REGISTER - Please note: there is an attendance cap on this event, secure your spot early by
emailing Rayna at firstname.lastname@example.org, prior to November 25th.
Join our Panel Speakers in a discussion & Workshop. Starting at 11am, Justice Partners & Community Members are invited to join Marlee Liss and Cara Sweeney. Marlee will be telling her story about the use of Restorative Justice to address her sexual assault. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop about the importance of Restorative Justice in repairing harm.
About our Guest Speaker:
Marlee Liss, www.marleeliss.com
Marlee has worked with countless beings internationally to inspire transformative healing. She published a book about her journey through sexual violence, trauma and transformation in 2017. Marlee is a rape survivor who participated in a Restorative Justice forum to resolve her case.
Re-Humanize Movement, www.rehumanizemovement.com
Marlee Liss founded the Re-Humanize Movement with her mother, in 2019 after experiencing a profoundly healing Restorative Justice process for sexual harm. Along with her mother, Barbie Liss, Marlee will lead a 2 hour Restorative Justice Integrated Workshop on Nov. 26th.
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Lanark County Community Justice is the proud recipient of the 2021 Perth Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser! We have built new website pages for you to learn all about this event and how to get involved, let's get started!
Our 2nd Annual (---physically distanced---) Nine & Dine for LCCJ was a great success! We want to thank everyone who contributed to this event, especially our amazing hosts at the Perth Golf Course. We also wanted to give another round of applause to our Golf Committee for all of the work that they put into this event to ensure that it was safe and fun! In addition, these are some of the amazing community sponsors who helped us make the Nine & Dine a hit this year:
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