There are many nationwide and Nebraska-specific resources available to victims and communities.

The community justice story is now a book!

This quick read sheds insight into how the author’s choices influenced his life journey into cocaine addiction, violence, crime and eventually his incarceration. In prison, the author was given a powerful gift that changed his course in life. Jim shares that gift...

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Published research on Community Justice Center

International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology “Long-Term Effectiveness of a Brief Restorative Justice Intervention” Article Abstract Figure.  Proportion of Recidivism Between Restorative Justice Intervention (RJI) and Treatment as Usual (TAU)...

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Restorative Living

By Howard Zehr   Take relationships seriously, envisioning yourself in an interconnected web of people, institutions and the environment.   Try to be aware of the impact – potential as well as actual – of your actions on others and the environment.   When your actions...

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Resources for Victims of Crime

Local (Lincoln and Omaha) and State Safety Resources BraveBe Child Advocacy CenterThe BraveBe Child Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization providing a safe, child friendly location for conducting forensic interviews and medical evaluations for abused children in...

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National Resources for Restorative Justice

In our country, we deal with many injustices —from the causes and consequences of mass incarceration, racial disparities, and the loss of public trust in law enforcement, to the unmet needs of the vulnerable, the marginalized, and those harmed by crime and violence....

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Letter from Anne Seymour

Anne Seymour is a Co-founder and Senior Advisor of the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit Justice Solutions, specializing in criminal and juvenile justice, crime victims' rights and services, and community safety. Her current work includes public policy development,...

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The Community Justice Center

211 North 14th Street

Ste. 309

Lincoln, NE 68508

Phone: 402-277-8111 or



The Community Justice Center

2401 Lake Street

Ste. 240

Omaha, NE 68111