The International Institute for Restorative Practices has put together an excellent 9-minute video about the implementation of restorative practices in West Philadelphia High School, once listed as a "persistently dangerous" school.For more on the video, go to http://www.iirp.org/books_n_videos/West-Philadelphia.php.
Or google "restorative practices at West Philadelphia High School"
Karen Armstrong, noted author and religious scholar, speaks about her Charter for Compassion, inviting people of all faiths to unite around the universal values of compassion and tolerance. 3:32 9/10/2009
Karen Armstrong, noted author and religious scholar, makes her TED Prize wish: the Charter for Compassion 21:27 2/08