Lakeland Community Heritage Project

Preserving the history of African Americans in College Park, Maryland.

Restorative Justice for Lakeland

Suggested Readings on Restorative Justice


LCHP encourages Lakelanders to learn more about the subject of restorative justice. A suggested start is with The Little Book of Restorative Justice. Read it for free from UNICEF using this link. www.unicef.org/tdad/littlebookrjpakaf.pdf or you may purchase a physical copy on Amazon for $5.99.  and

The Little Book on Race and Restorative Justice by Fania Davis  

Additional Readings

Chapter 6 “Too Long Discrimination” from “For the Benefit of These Children: Affirming Racial Identity in the Era of School Desegregation,
Prince George’s County, Maryland, 1954-1974″ https://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/handle/1903/20444/Matthews_umd_0117N_18660.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

A Christian Call for Reparations https://sojo.net/magazine/july-2020/christian-call-case-slavery-reparations-kelly-brown-douglas

1968 Kerner commission Got It Right, But Nobody Listened https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/1968-kerner-commission-got-it-right-nobody-listened-180968318/The Transforming Historical Harms manual

The Civil Rights & Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University (led by Dr. Margaret Burnham)

W.K. Kellog Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Initiative

W.K. Kellogg Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Implementation Guide

More about the Kellogg initiative: https://www.wkkf.org/news-and-media/article/2017/06/wkkf-announces-14-truth-racial-healing-and-transformation-engagements-throughout-the-united-states     

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