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about

what is
restorative
justice?

Process in which offenders understand and acknowledge the wrongfulness of their actions, the impact of crime on their victim and the community, and take responsibility for repairing the harm.

PayBack, a vital St Louis resource since 1983

OUR HISTORY

Board of directors

Emeritus Member

President: 

Charles Jaco
Co-President: 

Deborah Johnson, Boeing Corp

Board:

Jace Cook, Illinois Heartland Library System

David Franklin, Sandberg Phoenix Law Firm

Redditt Hudson, Natl. Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice

Maggie Kwawer, Esq

John O'Sullivan, St. Louis County Family Court

George Sells, St. Louis Public Schools

Executive Director:

Melissa Jaco
 

Joe Scalise

Program Administrator

Melissa Jaco

“I cannot express how much this program helps our office, the juveniles, the victims, as well as the entire community."

- Tiffany Horn,
Support Services Coordinator/ Deputy Juvenile Officer 
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