HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE
"RECLAIMING COMMUNITIES: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE FOR THE BIG ISLAND"
"Restorative Justice is a challenge to all caring people to create a more positive, fruitful criminal justice process to carry us into and through the next millennium."
Bishop Desmond Tutu
This learning community will explore the social phenomena of crime and the role of the criminal justice system in maintaining social order in society. Students will become active participants in applying the ground-breaking, "restorative justice" philosophy to our own community on the big island and implementing a plan for social change based on this model which is based on balancing the well-being of the victim, offender, and the community.
Students will receive 12 Credits for:
3 cr.: AJ 101: Introduction to AJ - Stacy Wyland (Soc. Sci. Area Req.)
3 cr.: SOC 100: Survey of General Sociology - Noelie Rodriguez (Soc Sci Area Req.)
3 cr.: ENG 100: Expository Writing - Lou Zitnik (Core)
3 cr.: HSERV 193 Human Services Practicum I - Trina Nahm-Mijo (Elective)
MWF: 9-12noon: Wyland / Rodriguez / Zitnik and Nahm-Mijo MWF for 2 hours.
MW: 12:30-1:45: Seminar for community service hours: Nahm-Mijo / Wyland.
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