Umbreit named founding president of new national restorative justice association

1UmbreitM-2008Mark Umbreit, professor and director of the School of Social Work’s Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking, was elected founding president of the new National Association for Community and Restorative Justice at the National Restorative Conference in Toledo, Ohio, on June 21. This new association includes practitioners and scholars from throughout the United States and will support the needs of members through annual conferences, technical assistance, training, and other resources.