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Good News about ivoh Fellow Ally Karsyn

April 19, 2018 |




Congratulations! Ally Karsyn is one of our Restorative Narrative Fellows and the founder of Ode, a live community storytelling series in Sioux City, Iowa. This month Ally received the Iowa State University Greenlee School and Kappa Tau Alpha Diversity and Inclusion Award, presented … Read More

New research shows journalistic support for Restorative Narrative

January 3, 2017 |

A new study conducted by three professors from around the country has found that journalists are telling stories within the Restorative Narrative framework and have favorable attitudes toward the genre.

The study used data from a sample of more … Read More

Massachusetts prison practices restorative justice through dialogue

October 17, 2016 |

Massachusetts Correctional Institution. Photo credit: Flickr, Creative Commons.


Editor’s Note: This story was originally published by WBUR on February 16, 2016. It is being republished here with permission from WBUR. 


By Dina Kraft 


In a cavernous auditorium in … Read More

How the Silent Evidence Project helped a reporter confront the trauma of sexual abuse and share her own story

October 3, 2016 |

Silent Evidence Project logo. Photo courtesy of Tennessee Watson.


By Les Neuhaus

Les Neuhaus is a former foreign correspondent, having covered events across East and Central Africa, and the Middle East. He now works as a freelance reporter from his … Read More

‘Parenting Through the Storm’: How Restorative Narrative made it possible for me to tell my family’s story

September 28, 2016 |

Ann Douglas and her family at a Mother’s Day 2016 family reunion. From left to right: Scott, Erik, Ian, Neil, Ann, and Julie.


By Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas is the author of numerous books about pregnancy and parenting, including, … Read More

Journalist reflects on recent ivoh talk in Chile and her newfound hope for media

September 14, 2016 |

Paulette Desormeaux (center) with Base Pública director Nicolás Cruz and journalists Gabriela Campillo, Francisca Pacheco and Pedro Ramírez. Credit: Pablo Donoso.


By Paulette Desormeaux

Paulette is the Journalistic Director of Base Pública, a new nonprofit online media organization that focuses … Read More

International Institute for Restorative Practices features ivoh’s work

September 9, 2016 |

Patty and Dereck Stonefish, the founders of Arming Sisters/Reawakening Warriors. Photo by Dan Koeck for 2016 ivoh fellow Christa Hillstrom’s story. 



The International Institute for Restorative Practices recently featured ivoh’s work in advance of the Institute’s 21st World … Read More

Highlights from Christa Hillstrom’s keynote speech at the Society for Features Journalism Conference

August 15, 2016 |

Last week ivoh 2016 Restorative Narrative fellow Christa Hillstrom delivered a keynote speech about Restorative Narrative as part of the Society for Features Journalism Conference. The annual conference, which took place at the University of Texas at Austin, featured a wide variety of sessions for … Read More

Takeaways from ivoh’s Restorative Narrative Colloquium

August 3, 2016 |

Lindsay Green-Barber (left) speaking at ivoh’s 2016 Colloquium. 


By Lindsay Green-Barber, Ph.D.

Lindsay is the director of strategic research at The Center for Investigative Reporting.




After nearly three years of dedicated inquiry into Restorative Narrative, ivoh brought … Read More

As tragic news unfolds around the world, media has an opportunity to be a force for good

July 27, 2016 |

When news organizations first started sending out mobile push alerts, I jumped at the chance to sign up. The ability to receive alerts on my phone, in real time, gave me a rush as a news junkie.

Lately, though, I’ve … Read More