NW Justice Forum Restorative Justice Awards

The NW Justice Forum is committed to recognizing those that have a imprint on the discipline of restorative justice and those the discipline serves.  We count on practitioners and agencies across the three participating states to bring these contributors to our attention through the awards nomination process described below.

Annual Regional Restorative Justice Award

The Northwest Justice Forum will annually honor a person from Idaho, Oregon and Washington for Regional-State influence in restorative justice. Those recognized should be individuals who have made vital contributions of outstanding significance to the fields of restorative justice within their state or the Northwest.


Award Criteria

The award shall recognize individuals or institutions for outstanding contributions to restorative justice education, research and/or practice. The nominee has made exemplary contributions to the understanding and application of restorative justice, including having:

  • demonstrated their understanding and commitment to the values of restorative justice in all aspects of their life;
  • advanced the principles of restorative justice;
  • made a difference in the lives of other individuals and/or the community at large;
  • utilized inclusive and collaborative processes in their work.
  • promoted communication and healing in their program, service or community work; and/or,
  • mentored people in the restorative justice fields.
  • The recipient of this award will be recognized for their accomplishments and contribution to the field of restorative justice during the plenary session of the Northwest Justice Forum on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Please complete the nomination form by March 30, 2017 for your nominee to be considered for 2017. You can find the form here

Lifetime Achievement Restorative Justice Award

The Northwest Justice Forum will honor a person for lifetime achievements in restorative justice when those people are brought to our attention. Those recognized should be individuals who have made vital contributions of outstanding significance to the field of restorative of justice. 


Please complete the nomination form by March 30, 2017 for your nominee to be considered for 2017. You can find the form here.