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Downtown Community Court of Vancouver – the Why, the How and the Impacts

June 30 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Featured Program Series Spotlight: The Downtown Community Court of Vancouver. Criminal behavior can adversely affect the community in which it occurs. Community Courts are multidisciplinary justice, health and community partnerships which aim to improve the community by tackling the root causes of an offender’s behavior. Community Courts are neighborhood-based operations which create justice, health, community relationships to rehabilitate an offender to the betterment of the community. Experienced practitioners from the Downtown Community Court explain the rationale, describe practices and outcomes of of the Downtown Community Court.