The following audio recordings feature presentations of, and about, Restorative Circles for the general public.

Nonviolence Radio

Dominic Barter talks to Michael Nagler at Nonviolence Radio about restorative justice as a radical practice for reshaping the way we see ourselves and those around us. His work, he shares, is based not on faith, like many other of his colleagues, but on doubt.

'Connections, with Evan Dawson' - Rochester, NY, USA radio interview 

This 2016 conversation between host Evan Dawson, Kit Miller, Ruth Turner and Dominic Barter looked at Restorative Circles in Brazil and beyond, and what role it plays in schools and communities engaging with conflict.

Shift Network 'Summer of Peace 2013' / Restorative Justice on the Rise telecall

A conversation with Sissi Mazzetti and Dominic Barter, hosted by Molly Rowan Leach, about Restorative Circles in both institutional and community contexts. October 2013.

Shift Network 'Summer of Peace 2012' Justice Week telecall

In this hour long conversation Dominic Barter talks about restorative systems, some of the principles behind them and the way they have developed in Brazil and around the world, creating the context for Restorative Circles and other practices. July 2012.

A transcript of this talk is also available here:


'Restorative Justice and Social Healing in the US and beyond' telecouncil

Molly Rowan Leach hosts this hour-long conversation with Dominic Barter, presenting Restorative Circles, their origin, application and powerfully transformative underlying dynamics. March 2012.


BBC radio

These two brief BBC radio broadcasts present an excellent introduction to Restorative Justice and its proven benefits.

In theory:

and in practice: