When: March 20, 2024

Guests: Kate Crozier (she/her), Carol Bilson M.A. (She/Her/Ella), Sarah Scanlon (they/she), Jude Oudshoorn (he/him)

Host: Jonathan Swartz



Bonus Resources:

Towards a relational masculinity: Restorative justice in response to sexual harms perpetrated by male-identified people


Guest Bios

Maisha Winn

Carol Bilson M.A. (She/Her/Ella) is a Latina/x (Mapuche, Spanish, Italian, Portugues) from Wallmapu, Chile, and currently a Ph.D. student in the program Social Dimensions of Health in the School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria. She has held the position of Alt-Justice Coordinator at Victoria Sexual Assault Centre (VSAC) and Education Coordinator at the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society (VWTH) where she trained staff, volunteers, and fellow service providers on the issues of Intimate Partner Violence and Trauma-Informed Practices. Carol further facilitates cultural safety workshops (Co-Creating Decolonial Futures) supporting organizations to work in more collaborative and relationally accountable ways with Indigenous peoples. Carol has over 15 years of experience in community education and has developed multiple community workshops on De-colonization, Anti-Racism, Consent, Men's Wellness, Healthy Masculinities, and prevention of Gender-Based Violence for boys and male youth.

Maisha Winn

Kate Crozier (she/her) is the Director of Programs at Community Justice Initiatives where she oversees programs that use restorative justice values and practices to address the impacts of sexual harm as well as community-based reintegration support from a women's prison.   Kate's approach to restorative justice has been informed by her previous decade of work in the feminist anti-violence sector.

Maisha Winn

Sarah Scanlon (they/she) is the Associate Director, Sexual Violence Response at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Canada) and Adjunct Faculty in the Masters of Restorative Justice program at Vermont Law School. Sarah has 15+ years of experience in gender justice work.

Maisha Winn

Jude Oudshoorn (he/him) is a Professor in Human Services at Conestoga College (Kitchener, Canada), with 15 years of experience doing restorative justice work in the area of sexual violence. He is the co-author of The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Sexual Abuse.