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In contrast to traditional forms of justice which emphasize punishment and
retribution, the truth and reconciliation approach applies principles of
restorative justice by focusing on healing the relationships between
victims/survivors, offenders, and the affected community.
Reconciliation Within Unitarian Universalism
As mandated by the 2007 General Assembly's Responsive Resolution
"Truth, Repair, and Reconciliation," the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and its constituent
congregations are engaged in the work of exploring instances of oppression in
as a Spiritual Practice
"When we engage in reconciliation, we invite change that will transform a
relationship." Learn more in articles and exercises developed by Paula Cole Jones, UUA consultant to the JUUST Change Consultancy.
National Truth and Reconciliation CommissionsTruth
and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) may be established by governments whose states
are emerging from a time of internal unrest. Learn more about reconciliation commissions across the globe, and the U.S.'s first-ever TRC, established locally in Greensboro, NC.
For more information contact web @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
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Last updated on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
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