Living Justice Press Authors

Contributors to Colorizing Restorative Justice: Voicing Our Realities

Desiree Anderson is the author of “Co-opting Restorative Justice in Higher Education.”

Michelle Armster is co-author of “Burn the Bridge,” with Erica Littlewolf, Christianne Paras, and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz.

Rochelle Arms Almengor is author of “Women Colorizing Restorative Justice in White-Led Institutions.”

Belinda Dulin is author of “Restorative Justice in Community.”

Leon Dundas is author of “Colorizing Justice Practice: Afro-Caribbean Experience of Restorative Justice in Three World Areas.”

Sharon Goens-Bradley is author of “Breaking Racism’s Insidious Grip on Restorative Practices: A Call for White Action.”

Janice Jerome is the author of “‘There Is No Place Like Home!’: The Secret That Restored Me” (with Jessica A. Hicks).

Dr. Gaye-Lang

Gaye Lang is the author of “Using Restorative Practices to Climb the Leadership Mountain.”

Erica Littlewolf is a co-author of “Burn the Bridge,” with Michelle Armster, Christianne Paras, and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz.

Shameeka Mattis is the author of “In My Rightful Place.”

Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad is author of “The Cipher, Circle, and Restorative Practices with Black and Brown Boys.”

Christina Parker is author of “Who’s In and Who’s Out: Problematizing Peacemaking Circles in Diverse Classrooms.”

Christianne Paras

Christianne Paras is a co-author of “Burn the Bridge,” with Erica Littlewolf, Michelle Armster, and Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz.

Gilbert Salazar is the author of “Passing the Cup of Vulnerability: Offering Vulnerability As a Challenge to White Fragility through the Elements of Circle.”

Victor Jose Santana is author of “Restorative Justice Through a Trauma-Informed, Racial-Equity Lens.”

Barbara Sherrod is author of “Your Silence Will Not Protect You.”

Johonna Turner is author of “Creating Safety for Ourselves.”

Anita Wadhwa is author of “‘What Do You Want, Reparations?’: Racial Microagressions and Restorative Justice.”

Sheryl Wilson is author of “Calling Out Whiteness.”

Edward C Valandra is the editor of Colorizing Restorative Justice and the author of “Undoing the First Harm: Settlers in Restorative Justice.”

Justice Robert Yazzie is the author of the Foreword to Colorizing Restorative Justice.

Authors of Other LJP Titles

Jennifer Ball is co-author of Doing Democracy with Circles: Engaging Communities in Public Planning.

Carolyn Boyes-Watson is author of Peacemaking Circles and Urban Youth, and co-author of Circle Forward and Heart of Hope.

Dr. Martha A. Brown is author of Creating Restorative Schools: Setting Schools Up to Succeed.

Gregory A. Cajete, Ph.D., is the author of Indigenous Community: Rekindling the Teachings of the Seventh Fire

Wayne Caldwell is co-author of Doing Democracy with Circles: Engaging Communities in Public Planning

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn  is author of From the River’s Edge, among many other titles

Wanda D. McCaslin is the editor of, and contributor to, Justice As Healing: Indigenous Ways 

Members of the Oak Lake Writers’ Society contributed the works contained in He Sapa Woihanble (Black Hills Dream)

Kay Pranis is co-author of Peacemaking Circles: From Conflict to Community; Circle Forward; Doing Democracy with Circles; and Heart of Hope; author of The Little Book of Circle Processes – among many other writings and lectures

Nancy Riestenberg is the author of Circle in the Square: Building Community and Repairing Harm in School.

Barry Stuart is co-author of Peacemaking Circles: From Conflict to Community.

Patricia Thalhuber, B.V.M., is co-author of Building a Home for the Heart: Using Metaphors in Value-Centered Circles.

Susan Thompson is co-author of Building a Home for the Heart: Using Metaphors in Value-Centered Circles.

Edward C Valandra, PhD, is chief editor of, and a contributor to, Colorizing Restorative Justice: Voicing Our Realities.

Wazyatawin, PhD, is the author of What Does Justice Look Like? The Struggle for Liberation in Dakota Homeland; editor and contributor to In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors.

Mark Wedge is co-author of Peacemaking Circles: From Conflict to Community.

Charmaine White Face

Charmaine White Face – Zumila Wobagais the author of Indigenous Nations’ Rights in the Balance.