Monday, September 8, 2008

Community Justice in Vancouver

This week sees the opening of the Vancouver community justice centre, a project explicitly modeled after our work here in New York City. There's been a lot of local press about the project. Here is a sample:

an editorial from the local paper entitled "Community Courts and Safer Streets"

a television story entitled "Community Court First of Its Kind in Canada"

a column in the Vancouver Sun that says that 94 percent of local residents support the creation of the community court