WellesleyWeston Magazine

SPRING 2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 4 152 "their actions have unexpected consequences" good works with the bill and said if someone had reached out to them, especially when they were younger, their lives might have been very different. Our criminal justice system is broken. Prisons are overcrowded, prisoners get no training or mental health care. Anything that can be done to reduce the number of people incarcerated is to the good. At the same time, victims can come out of the process feeling more whole." Christy Barbee, Chief Case Coordinator and the film's scriptwriter, came to C4RJ as a vol- unteer 12 years ago. "Contrary to what we see on TV or in the movies, a lot of crime is not COMMUNITIES FOR RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PO Box 65 219 Walden Street Concord, MA 978.318.3447 www.C4RJ.com "Contrary to what we see on TV or in the movies, a lot of crime is not malevolent or premeditated." – C h r i s t y B a r b e e , C h i e f C a s e C o o r d i n a t o r, C 4 R J M E D I A B A K E R Y / V E E R 144-153_WWMa14_good works_C4RJ_v2_WellesleyWeston Magzine 2/2/14 12:51 PM Page 152

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