qathet Community Justice in the Media

Trickling Down: Building empathy through better communication

First Credit Union  March 22, 2023

The work qCJ does with youth is a key focus for the organization, and it’s receiving more attention thanks to three years of ongoing funding they are receiving from First Credit Union ($6000 over three years). Chelsea Friesen, the Youth Restorative Action Coordinator, says the funding will be used to grow the Youth Restorative Justice Program.

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qathet Community Justice expands its role with crown counsel

PEAK • November 30, 2022

qathet Community Justice (qCJ) is expanding its role with a memorandum of understanding with crown counsel to handle restorative justice cases.

At the City of Powell River November 29 committee of the whole meeting, Siobhan Brown, qCJ program coordinator, said she was appearing to talk about the program and the support required to operate it.

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qathet Community Justice gets help from Powell River business

My Powell River Now • November 1, 2022

qathet Community Justice is also getting some help at the grassroots level.

Brown says a casual chat with an employee at the Willow Rose Boutique has seen the Willingdon Avenue shop agree to make the program its next fundraiser.

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qathet Community Justice program works to restore relationships

PEAK • July 8, 2022  

Having received funds from the province, qathet Regional District and City of Powell River, qathet Community Justice (qCJ) are working to restore relationships where conflict or crime has caused harm.

qCJ program coordinator Siobhan Brown said it is a restorative justice organization, focused on trying to help people repair harms caused by conflict and crime by leading people through a facilitated dialogue.

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