Buffalo/Pepin Teen Court Program Honors Graduating Seniors

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court program is happy to recognize the dedication of its graduating seniors! These panelists have supported their peers in restorative justice for two, three or four years and have weathered the changes that came with a pandemic. We’re so proud of your accomplishments! Congratulations on your 2021 graduation! Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court […]

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Interviews for Incoming Teen Court Panelists Conducted

  Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court offers eligible youth an alternative to appearing in juvenile court. Youth offenders have an opportunity to receive a meaningful consequence from a jury of their peers while gaining an opportunity to take responsibility for their actions. Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court serves to modify behavior of first-time offenders by combining positive […]

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Teen Court Hears Cases in February

On February 3, 2021 Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court panelists conducted two virtual hearings. Teen court panelists meet with young people and their families involved in school or community conflict and work to provide sanctions with the aim of changing behavior.  Peer judges for these hearings were Zoey Slaby (Cochrane-Fountain City), Grace McQuiston (Alma), […]

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2020 Restorative Justice Virtual Summit

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Community Youth Development program and the Wisconsin Teen Court Association are partners sponsoring this professional development opportunity. The Restorative Justice Summit is made possible in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Restorative Justice Summit

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2020 Buffalo/Pepin Teen Court Annual Report

The Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Annual report illustrates the value of youth restorative justice efforts including the leadership development of peer judges, the harm repaired between offender and victim and the power of the process even during a pandemic.

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