Gov. Maura Healey awards $380k to 13 restorative justice programs

Gov. Maura Healey announced on Friday that her administration awarded $380,000 in grants to 13 community-based organizations to support restorative justice programming.

Restorative justice programming is a way of dealing with wrongdoing by bringing together those involved to talk, understand each other, and find solutions that repair harm.

The recipients of the grants are:

  • Action for Boston Community Development in Boston: $34,921.70
  • beheard.world in Chelsea: $39,915.00
  • Brothers in Arms Men’s Support Circle in Lawrence: $39,999.51
  • Communities for Restorative Justice in Boston: $39,701.87
  • LightHouse Holyoke in Holyoke: $25,461.92
  • Maverick Landing Community Services in Boston: $20,000.00
  • Metropolitan Mediation Services – Brookline Center for Community Mental Health, Inc. in Brookline: $40,000.00
  • MetroWest Mediation Services in Natick: $20,000.00
  • Mothers for Justice and Equality in Roxbury: $20,000.00
  • The Greater Framingham Community Church in Framingham: $20,000.00
  • The Mission Inc. in Springfield: $20,000.00
  • THRIVE Communities of Massachusetts, via fiscal sponsor Community Teamwork, Inc. in Lowell: $20,000.00
  • Tufts University in Boston: $40,000.00