IIRP World
Conference

Hosted by Black Family Development, Inc.

WHEN October 24-26, 2018
WHERE Detroit, Michigan Crowne Plaza Downtown Riverfront

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Connect with a diverse community working to strengthen civil society.


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About the Conference

Strengthening the Spirit of Community is a 3-day event exploring effective ways to build community, respond to conflict and harm, and enhance the well-being of neighborhoods, organizations, families and individuals – through the lens of restorative practices and allied approaches.

Join hundreds of attendees from a range of fields – including education, justice, human services, community health and others – in this dynamic learning experience.

Join Us

  • Connect with others from around the globe.

  • Learn from cutting-edge practitioners and scholars.

  • Share your experience and knowledge.

  • Gain new ideas and resources to support your work.

  • See new possibilities and get inspired!

Be Inspired

  • Hear from thought leaders during general sessions each day.

  • Tailor your conference experience by choosing from 100 breakout sessions.

  • Meet and mingle during our welcome reception.

  • Explore a variety of topics in an informal setting during the poster session. Submit a poster proposal here.

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International Institute for Restorative Practices
This conference is being presented by the IIRP Graduate School, dedicated to the emerging social science of restorative practices.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Helping Detroit community members participate in the conference.